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In All My Sons, to what extent does Joe Keller's suffering overshadow the suffering of the other characters?

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This is a great question. Of course, you are going to get a wide range of responses. We are presented with a whole series of characters who are suffering in one way or another. One approach is to think that in a sense, it is Joe Keller who is responsible for all of their suffering through his act of deception and his lies. Therefore, the inner guilt of Joe could be said to prove that he suffers more than anyone...

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