Essays on Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller portray

People have believed for a long time that a great deal of bad luck is inevitable if you were to spill salt or break a mirror. Superstitions like these have been around for hundreds of years, and in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts, in […]

Arthur Miller create tension

“The Crucible” is a play centred around morals, guilt and good and evil. It portrays these themes through witchcraft and an intensely religious society, set in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. The acrimonious and joyless community full of petty jealousies and fear if attack from Native […]

Arthur Miller illustrate the complex situation

How does Arthur Miller illustrate the complex situation in ACT 1 in “All My Sons”? “All My Sons” was written in 1947 by the American Jewish writer, Arthur Miller. It is a tragedy about the manufacturer, Joe Keller, who sells defected cylinder heads to the military […]

The Carbone household

Rodolfo came to the USA in search of the ‘American Dream’. His ambition is to make lots of money and he “want[s] to be an American”. He also says that “when [he is ] rich he will go back to Italy, and [he] will buy […]

The roles Of Alfieri in the play ‘A View From The Bridge’ by Arthur Miller

When hinting about the inevitable, Alfieri also manages to convey a sense of danger and suspense to the audience thereby instantly setting the mood for the scene. The way in which he does this is very effective with the use of powerful words and striking […]

A view from the Bridge

In addition to this, Catherine is naive when it comes to her uncle as well. She ‘walks around her slip’ and ‘sits on the tub when he’s shaving’ clearly emphasizing her naivety and her perhaps slightly inappropriate behavior, that could be interpreted as sexual, now […]

The Crucible was written in 1952 by Arthur Miller

In the start of act 3 John goes to court with a deposition to try and save Elizabeth’s life. He also with him takes Mary Warren to convince the court that the trials have got nothing to do with witchcraft that it is all a […]

Arthur Miller describing his new play

Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to inform you about my new play called “The Crucible”. It is about the Salem witch trials which were a series of court cases where many people were accused of practising witchcraft. Fourteen woman and five men were […]

Arthur Miller creates tension in the first act

“Now look you. All of you. We danced. And Tituba conjured Ruth Putnam’s dead sisters. And that is all. (… ) I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. (… […]

The Crucible was written in 1952 by Arthur Miller

The Crucible was written in 1952 by Arthur Miller. It was written to expel his fury at the McCarthyist trials of 50s America, The play is set in Salem, USA in 1692 during the time of the famous witch trials, which he used as an […]