All My Sons

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    play All My Sons. In this play, a woman in a small town whose son has been missing in action for several years refuses to give up her hope that he is indeed alive. Her denial gets harder to continue when her missing son’s girlfriend at the time returns, intending to marry her surviving son. It ultimately climaxes when her husband turns out to be guilty in a crime he had previously been acquitted of in the court. This is one of the many difficult situations the characters undergo in All My Sons by

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    to jail for my actions which shows that I brought the trouble to myself, but it also affects the people who were on the train. It was not their fault that I put the coin on the track and because of me, I possibly killed or hurt many people. In this example, I have caused some minor obstacles for myself, but have caused monumental obstacles for the people riding the train and also their family and relatives. Arthur Miller illustrates this interpretation of the quotation in All My Sons. In this play

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    horribly wrong. Joe Keller, the tragic hero of Arthur Miller's play All My Sons, was no different. His whole life was dedicated to his family and their well being but all his plans were undone by one fatally flawed decision. The audience can relate to Joe and feel sympathy for him because he was a good man who did many great things for his family and in the end paid the ultimate price. Towards the end of the play, Joe's son Chris anguishes over the fatally flawed decision made by his father,

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    1. In the play “All My Sons,” by Arthur Miller, the word ‘father’ means the personification of goodness and infallibility to Chris Keller. There was a strong relationship between Chris and his father, Joe. Everything Joe had done in his life was for Chris. His entire factory was intended for Chris once he retired. 2. Throughout the play, there was question of Joe’s innocence in the death of twenty-one pilots, who were flying planes that had parts from Joe’s factory. Chris strongly believed that

  • Suffering in All My Sons

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    Suffering in All My Sons Every character in ‘All My Sons,’ suffers from the events that took place in the past. However, the most obvious of them, is mother. This is due to the fact that throughout the whole play, she is being portrayed as a tool for tension and drama. During the beginning of the play, the atmosphere created is that of a calm and ordinary Sunday morning. Even Mother’s first appearance, has a content effect towards the other characters. ‘Well

  • Conflict in All My Sons

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    Conflict in All My Sons The conflict in the play “All My Sons” in embodied by two different sets of values. The older generation represented by Joe and Kate strongly believed in family values and Pursue of the American dream at any cost. In contradiction, Joe and Anne express the younger generation’s ethics and ideals clearly shown in the thoughts of idealism that money is not the most important thing in life. Even though the younger generation’s ideals are sometimes thought of as being irrational

  • All My Sons Greek Analysis

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    Arthur Miller—the author of All my Sons, The Crucible, and Death of a Salesman—was born in 1915 in New York City. He lived through the Great Depression and both World Wars. A self-proclaimed modern tragedian, Miller says he looks to the Greeks for inspiration, especially Sophocles (the author of Oedipus the King). Miller elevates “the common man’s failures, his anguish, and his family relationships” to the magnitude of a tragic hero (Galvin). All my Sons is a great example of how Miller uses the

  • All My Sons by Arthur Miller

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    War II American values through his play All My Sons, written in 1947. Miller conveys his views about this through the character Chris Keller. In All My Sons, before the play begins, Joe Keller, Chris’s father, went to jail after selling cracked airplane parts to the air force, causing twenty-one planes to crash. Keller was sent to jail but soon released. He continued to work in the same line that caused the death of the twenty-one young men. Keller’s other son, Larry, was a pilot in the war, but went

  • All My Sons by Arthur Miller

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    All My Sons by Arthur Miller During the course of this essay I will be investigating a play called 'All My Sons' by Arthur Miller. The play was written during the war and was set in the suburbs of a town 700 miles from New York. Arthur thought that if the play was even

  • All My Sons by Arthur Miller

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    All My Sons by Arthur Miller The action of the play is set in August 1947, in the mid-west of the U.S.A. The events occurred between Sunday morning and around two o'clock the following morning. Arthur Miller's All My Sons is a perfect example of a literary work that builds up to, and then reaches, an ending that simultaneously satisfies the reader's expectations and brings all the play's themes to a dramatic conclusion. As the past slowly bubbles up into the present

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