A summary of all my sons by arthur miller

All my sons summary act 1

Throughout the play, Ann is often referred to as pretty, beautiful, and intelligent-looking and as "Annie". Joe was his partner but was exonerated of the crime. She had not wanted to share it, but knows that Kate must face reality. Kazan was a former member of the Communist Party who shared Miller's left-wing views. Larry was reported missing. Turns out that Joe was also accused of this crime and convicted, but he was exonerated set free during the appeal. Keller enters, and Mother is unable to prevent Chris from reading Larry's letter aloud.

He has summoned Ann Deever to the Keller house in order to ask her hand in marriage, but they're faced with the obstacle of Kate's unreasonable conviction that Larry will someday return. Mother begs Ann not to show the letter to her husband and son, but Ann does not comply.

A summary of all my sons by arthur miller

Act I[ edit ] The play starts in the middle of the action, abruptly. He accuses Keller, who disarms George by being friendly and confident. Ending The ending of the story is left open-ended. After a heated argument, Chris breaks in and later proposes to Ann, who accepts. This is mirrored in All My Sons. Sue confronts Ann about her resentment of Chris in a particularly volatile scene. Harry Truman 's congressional investigative board after several Wright aircraft assembly workers informed on the company; they would later testify under oath before Congress. Sue Bayliss — Sue is Jim's wife: needling and dangerous but affectionate, she too is a friend of the Keller family, but is secretly resentful of what she sees as Chris's bad idealistic influence on Jim. Fuchs and Steven Warnick in association with Charles Patsos. Chris Keller — Chris, 32, returned home from World War II two years before the play begins, disturbed by the realization that the world was continuing as if nothing had happened.

I saw you as my father. Frank C. Chris is sanctimonious, Joe is proud, Kate is manipulative, Larry is brave and Ann is headstrong. Mother tells Keller that he ought to volunteer to go to jail--if Chris wants him to.

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Chris idolizes his father, not knowing initially what he has done. During the war, Keller's and Deever's manufacturing plant had a very profitable contract with the U. Joe was his partner but was exonerated of the crime.

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