Questions tagged [arthur-miller]

For questions about the US writer Arthur Miller (1915-2005) or about any of his literary works, including plays and essays.

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Analysis of "While I speak God's law, I will not crack its voice with whimpering."

In The Crucible, during act 4 (Danforth's monologue), he says While I speak God's law, I will not crack its voice with whimpering. When looking at this quote the only technique I can see is ...
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Whence come the self-referential historical notes in "The Crucible"?

I have a copy of The Crucible by Arthur Miller which alternates between the dialogue of the play and extended notes (by the author) on the nature of the characters and the meaning of what's ...
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Was the affair between John Proctor and Abigail in The Crucible historically accurate?

In the famous play by Arthur Miller, The Crucible, John Proctor and Abigail had an affair that drove the major plot points of the play/movie. In The Crucible, John and Abigail are ~30 and 17 years old ...
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Language in A View from the Bridge

In page 33 of the play "A View from the Bridge" by Arthur Miller, Eddie describes Rodolfo saying he: looked so sweet there, like an angel – you could kiss him he was so sweet and Paper Doll ...
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