All My Sons
by Arthur Miller
All My Sons Morality and Ethics Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
Keller: I want him to know, Annie… while he's sitting there I want him to know that when he gets out he's got a place waitin' for him. It'll take his bitterness away. To know you got a place… it sweetens you. (2.158)
So what do you think: How much of this is Joe truly reaching out to his old colleague? How much of it is Joe covering his tracks?
Mother: While you were getting mad about Fascism Frank was getting into her bed.
George: He won the war, Frank. (2.372-3)
Like Chris, George comes back disillusioned from the war. Faced with the banal reality of late '40s America, they can't understand what they were fighting for in the first place.