Is Joe responsible for what happens outside of his family in All My Sons? Why or why not?
The question of responsibility is central in All My Sons. Joe Keller assumed several kinds of responsibility as a father and a business owner during World War II. Arthur Miller ’s title points to the larger realm of responsibility into which Joe was inserted through his business’s role in manufacturing airplane parts. As the play looks at the consequences of ethical behavior in the production process, Miller clearly expects the reader or audience...
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