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Joe talks about Ann's father in "All My Sons". What does he offer him? Why does he do that?

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In Act II, with Ann Deever at the Keller home, visiting, she makes it clear that she has no respect or love for her father because of what he did in the plant when he was partners with Joe Keller.   

Joe tells her that he wants her father to know that he would give him a job when he gets out of jail.  He tells Ann that maybe if her father has something to look forward to he would cope with his prison term with a better frame of mind and not be so bitter. Joe's offer of a job is more for his...

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