All My Sons Questions and Answers
by Arthur Miller

All My Sons book cover
Start Your Free Trial

In what ways might Chris Keller be said to be immature in All My Sons?

Expert Answers info

accessteacher eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2009

write13,728 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and History

I am not too sure that "immature" is the right word to describe Chris Keller. I would definitely want to describe him as an idealist and perhaps somewhat naive about the state of the world and man's role in it, but immature is perhaps an innaccurate description to apply to this central character.

He certainly does have an idealised picture of what he thinks life should be like. Note his conversation with his in Act One when he talks about his plans for the future and how the family business does not inspire him:

If I have to...

(The entire section contains 295 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

check Approved by eNotes Editorial