Is Chris a realist or idealist in All My Sons?

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Chris Keller certainly sees himself as an idealist. His wartime experiences have given him a firm sense of right and wrong, and he finds it somewhat frustrating that such a black and white view of the world isn't widely shared in civilian life. The suggestion here is that Chris's idealism is steeped in naivety. Though Chris must have witnessed a lot of death and suffering during his wartime service, at no point...

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