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All My Sons

All My Sons

by Arthur Miller

Chris Keller Timeline and Summary

  • Chris tells his father he intends to propose to Ann. Joe doesn't share this info with Kate.
  • Chris proposes. Ann says yes – and wants to tell Kate as soon as possible.
  • Chris tries to hint to Kate, but she's not having it.
  • When George arrives, Chris defends his father.
  • He's also now frank about his resolution to marry Ann. Kate reveals that Joe was indeed guilty all those years ago.
  • Chris yells at his father, then leaves.
  • When he returns, he expresses his feelings of cowardice. Ann insists they take Joe to prison.
  • As Chris is preparing to leave, he hears a gunshot from inside.

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