Analysis or Critical Paper Assignment
read “All My Sons” play by Arthur Miller and the “study Guide” this study guide
contains historical background material on the play. After reading, please Write a 4-5 literary analysis
or critical paper. The paper should be based on your interpretation or analysis
of the play that I provide below. This paper should include a discussion
of theme or themes, character analysis, and major conflicts between characters
or internal conflicts or problems, if relevant. If there are literary
features or devices that are highlighted in the play, such as historical
setting, imagery, irony, mood, or symbolism, they should be mentioned or
written about. Use a few supporting quotations from THE
TEXT PROVIDED BELOW ONLY, and comment on your chosen quotations.
How do they bring out the theme, or the motivation, personality or thought
process of the character?
Paper Is Not A Research Paper, But An Interpretive Or Analysis Paper With The Addition Of A Critical
Perspective Presented By The Addition Of Two Quotations From Literary Criticism.
The Comments By Critics Should Be Tied Into Your Writing With At Least A
two critical quotations you choose must be retrieved from the Ebook Central at
the TLibrary (below #1 & #2). You may use any combination of sources from
the eBooks below.
A Student Handbook to the
Plays of Arthur Miller : All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, the Crucible, a View
from the Bridge, Broken Glass
Alan Ackerman, Susan C. W. Abbotson, Stephen
Marino, Toby Zinman, Enoch Brater, Enoch Brater, and Alan Ackerman
All My Sons
pp 23-62; 40 pages
2. All My Sons by Arthur Miller (Book
Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
39-46; 8 pages
must cite your two quotes in MLA citation style, which is author/page number in
parentheses. You can copy and paste the full MLA citation from the attached
TLibrary digital source onto your Works Cited page.
the paper in correct MLA format (see OWL Purdue: MLA format and Sample Paper,
Sample Works Cited page, Long and Short quotations format) just as a reference guide
· MLA Sample Paper (COPY AND PASTE THE
LINK BELOW TO YOUR WEB BROWSER IF YOU WANT TO SEE A SAMPLE OF AN MLA STYLE PAPER)
· MLA Sample Works Cited
AND PASTE THE LINK BELOW TO YOUR WEB BROWSER IF YOU WANT TO SEE A SAMPLE OF MLA
STYLEE WORKS CITED)
paper should NOT include information about the author’s life, or other
information that is not a cited library source THAT I ALREADY PROVIDED.
It CANNOT contain any material
from a commercial internet source such as Spark Notes, or Grade Saver.
INCLUDE ONLY THE REFRENCES AND QUOTES FROM THE TEXT PROVIDED IN THE STORY