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Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” won a Pulitzer Prize in 1949, and having to read the phenomenal playwright for AP Literature, I’m not surprised of its grand praise. 587 more words

Books

Speaking For Myself

I’m beginning to notice more and more, as if it were widening, the gap between the narrative telling of stories, and the presentation of direct speech. 871 more words

Fiction

Yes, the Salesman Dies!

I don’t believe I am giving too much away – thinking in terms of spoiler alerts – when I say here and now that yes the aforementioned dies in Death of a Salesman. 432 more words

Off the Hook

How much can an artistic work such as a book, a play or a satire change the way in which we think, or for that matter vote? 321 more words

Death of a Salesman: RSC, Noël Coward Theatre

It is safe to say that everyone expects a salesman to die tonight. The fact that the play’s climax remains fresh and shocking is testament to the ingenue of Arthur Miller. 966 more words

Stage Review

Preview: 'The Crucible'

In his memoir Timebends, playwright Arthur Miller wrote that “I could not imagine a theater worth my time that did not want to change the world.” Certainly, his work set out to do nothing less; written in 1953, the year of the Rosenbergs’ execution on charges of espionage, his play The Crucible was formed as a powerful allegorical critique of McCarthyist America. 721 more words

Drama & Literature

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Preview of Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible', staged at the Sheldonian.

"There is prodigious fear in seeking loose spirits”

7.20.2015. Arthur Miller, The Crucible. 1953, Viking Penguin.