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Arthur Miller has written many great plays in his life such as A View from theBridge Death of a Salesman The Misfits The Crucible and After the Fall Out of all hisplays it is said that After the Fall is the darkest plays he has written I believe that this is atrue statement and that the reasons this is his darkest play is because it deals with his innerfeelings on thing that he had to deal with in his lifeThe certain aspects that he touched in this play are his marriage with MarilynMonroe who was a great actress in her time Marilyn is portrayed though the characterMaggie who is a very innocent girl who like Marilyn was looked at mainly as a sexsymbol After the Fall also deals with Millers brush with authorities over communism inthe 50s To describe this concept Miller describes himself as a lawyer who is defending anold friend who is being threaded as being a communist or portraying communistic ideas inThough out the play the main character Quentin deals with his relationships withwomen Two of the women who play very important roles are his wife Louise and hismother Rose Lousie tries to break out of the traditional idea that the wife is there to justcook clean take care of both the children and the husband and be what is portrayed tome as a robot where she does not have any thoughts of her own Rose is what everyJewish mother is described as She is seen as a strong woman has a lot of say in what isgoing on seems to have an icy touch when dealing with certain people but is alwaystrying to look on the good side of things His mother is the ideal woman who Quentinholds every other woman in his life up toThe back round of most of the play is set in the early 1950 during the McCarthy trials By 1950 the senate was in an
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