By: Shane OMac E-mail: emailprotected With The Death of a Salesman during the winter of 1949 on Broadway, Arthur Miller began to live as a playwright who has since been called one of this century’s three great American dramatists by the people of America. The dramatist was born in Manhattan in October 17, 1915, to…
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When we think of the United States we think of equality and justice for all people no matter how far back you go back in our history. Sadly, this hasn’t always been the case, in this land of hope and freedom peoples lives have been taken unjustily to pursue outlandish stories of witchcraft. Native people…
I agree that Arthur Miller engaged the audience to a large extent, and he also manages to get across a historical story at the same time and prove a point. I believe that through extensive character detail he has made it possible for us to understand exactly how the different characters are feeling, and why…
You get the feeling that Elizabeth is extremely nervous as she enters the court because the first reference towards her in the room via the stage directions is that, “(She stands alone, her eyes looking for Proctor).” This suggests to me that she is feeling very tense and this would have an effect on the…
Miller uses effective craftsmanship to structure his play. He uses climax and resolution well in order to captivate his audience. Act 1 begins in total silence with Parris kneeling in prayer; this implies tranquillity and calmness. However throughout the act the climax builds resulting in total hysteria from Abigail and the girls. Again just as…
Arthur Asher Miller, October 17, 1915, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
February 10, 2005 (aged 89), Roxbury, Connecticut, U.S.
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Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Notable work(s)||All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge|
|Occupation||Playwright, essayist, screenwriter|
|Relatives||Joan Copeland (sister), Daniel Day-Lewis (son-in-law)|
|Spouse||Mary Slattery, (m. 1940; div. 1956), Marilyn Monroe, (m. 1956; div. 1961), Inge Morath, (m. 1962; died 2002)|