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After the Fall: Bringing the Dramatic Imagination to JudgmentQuestions from Joe Keller and Willie LomanIs Chris Keller completely idealistic in accusing Joe and establishing a relationship with Kate a contract inside the house?What does Chris have to gain from the death of his father?Why has Chris demanded an act of violence inside the house? Can it be described as an act of fragging (act of friendly fire) from the battlefield? Is it residual violence and renamed it as an act of justice?When Kate says that Larry can’t be dead because if he is I’ll kill myself, Larry cant be dead bc if he is, you’ve killed him is said in front of ChrisChris screams at father bc he claims to put family first but in his mind it is Joe’s fault and does this driveJoe to commit suicideDid Chris benefit from Joe’s death?Ann’s letter complicates bc her inside information allows her to see and hear misrepresentations and lies without calling anyone outoShe has a secret that doesn’t come out until last dayUS History timepiecePost WWII with New Deal and very powerful pushback and welfare structure With Russians as opposition, New Deal progressive liberals were described as communist sympathizers, incipient communism oTrade unions, federal theaters project (Miller was part of it), socialist discussions, etc.As Arthur Miller is writing a high ground morality drama, Miller’s All My Sons also produces a scapegoat for transformation consistent with public drama of the time (the blacklisted)Ilia Kazam gave list of names of those involved with “communist” activities (McCarthyism) oMiller disconnects with him and states he did was Joe did in All My SonsAfter the Fall