Arthur Miller’s All My Sons Through a Marxist Lens
This study is a review of the Maxist theory with certain references to the Miller’s play, “All My Sons”, written in 1947. There are few articles conducted as Marxist critiques of capitalism in this play but these articles criticized capitalism without discussing its traits and drawbacks. The study discusses the characteristics and disadvantages of the capitalist system in detail by citing examples from the play. This article contributes to knowledge in various ways as it reminds us of the Marxist theory and its importance in the world of literary theory. It also attempts to prove that phony idealism destroys the family ties and realism is a real representation of human suffering. The current study emphasizes the Marxist claim that religion makes people idealists is far from reality. The article refutes Marxist perspective that opposes establishing family through marriage.
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