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Settling for half.

https://www.favrify.com/new-york-skyline/ (1924)

A View from The Bridge starts and ends with the same sentence, yet there seems to be a reason as to why it was like that, and said from the same character, Alfieri. 419 more words

Broken, Horrible Faces

“There are some memorable lines in Arthur Miller’s After the Fall that speak to the dilemma of our false selves:

‘I had the same dream each night – that I had a child, and even in the dream I saw that the child was my life; and it was an idiot, and I ran away. 77 more words


Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons’ a modern Greek tragedy

Tragedy can fall into general themes of love, honour, decisions, lies, discovery, pain, human flaws, and death.  Many people have tried to define what tragedy is, Aristotle in 335 BC wrote about the form and nature of tragedy in great depth in his literary theory ‘Poetics’.  1,832 more words

All My Sons

Pulitzers play Little Rock - Arkansas Rep's 2013 DEATH OF A SALESMAN

One of the seminal plays of the 20th century, Death of a Salesman explored and exploded the post-war view of the American Dream.  Arthur Miller won his only Pulitzer Prize for this play. 169 more words


Just Finished...The Crucible

This is a re-read for me of one of my favourite plays to read – if that makes sense?

I first read this in school as a required text and it was one of the first times I really saw clearly escalating drama, then a lull, then another escalation, over the four acts of the play. 241 more words