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    ARTHUR MILLER: HIS LIFE, WORKS, AND ACHIEVEMENTS Arthur Miller was one of the main American playwrights of the twentieth century. Miller was conceived in Harlem on October 17, 1915, the child of Polish outsiders, Isidore and Augusta Miller. Miller's dad had set up a fruitful clothing store after coming to America, so the family appreciated riches; in any case, this thriving finished with the Wall Street Crash of 1929. The Depression showed to the writer the delicacy and vulnerability of human existence in the cutting edge time. Monetary hardship constrained the Miller family to move to Brooklyn in 1929. This paper will portray the life of Arthur Miller and talk about his works and accomplishments all through his lifetime. First, discussing his life, Miller graduated on from high school in New York in 1933. He applied to Cornell University and the…

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    During the witch-hunt-like fiasco of the Red Scare in America, Arthur Miller was arguably one of the most influential authors. Although his famous play, The Crucible, likely greatly contributed to his indictment in 1956, he continued to criticize the hysteria of the era. Miller was able to remain composed during his trial and retained his opinion on McCarthyism and the hysteria that infected the nation at the time. Many of the social commentary of his plays are still relevant today. Miller’s…

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    trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial” (“Accusation Quotes”). This quote relates to all the untrue allegations of the McCarthyism cases and the book The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. McCarthyism was led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, they were accusations made by him during the 1950s against people that had a chance of being a communist. In the book, The Crucible, Abigail Williams, the main antagonist, was not necessarily looking for…

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    Sergio Henriquez Period 4 AL Mrs.Case 1 June 2018 Behind the life of Arthur Miller Arthur Asher Miller was born on October 17, 1915 he grew up in Harlem, New York with his two brothers Augusta and Isidore. “Arthur Miller attended the University of Michigan before moving back East to write dramas for the stage. He earned widespread praise for Death of a Salesman, which opened on Broadway in 1949 and won the Pulitzer Prize along with multiple Tony's.”(Biography.com). The Pulitzer prize…

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    Arthur Miller was born in Harlem, New York on October 17, 1915. He was raised into a rather well-to-do household until his family faced utter devastation by the Wall Street Crash of 1929. This influenced them to fire their chauffeur and move from Manhattan to Brooklyn. After graduating high school, Miller worked various jobs to raise enough money to attend the University of Michigan. While he was in college, Miller wrote for the student paper and completed No Villain, his first play. He also…

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    Arthur Miller was looked at as a prominent figure during the twentieth century. Miller was an essayist and wrote creative American playwrights. Throughout his career he earned the Tony Awards for Best Play, Kennedy Center Honors, and several more. He is also famously known for his short marriage to Marilyn Monroe. Miller started as a young man with a dream and ended with a wonderful life, and several writings behind. Miller was born on October 17, 1915 in Harlem, New York to a family of…

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    Who’s Arthur miller Created by Tiffany Carvalho of Dubiski Career high school Who is Arthur Miller and why should you care? Well first he was considered one of the greatest American playwrights of the 20th century. Born in Harlem, New York in 1915 later died at the age of 89 in 2005 without delay Arthur had a writing career of 70 years. His first great success was “Death of Salesman”. It opened on Broadway in 1949 and won the Pulitzer Prize and to mention many Tonys. Likewise with “All my…

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    The Crucible, the famous and passionate play about the Salem Witch Trials during the 1690s, written by Arthur Miller is an allegory to to the McCarthy Trials of the 1950s. An allegory is a story with two levels of meaning - literal and symbolical. In an allegory, the characters, events and instances all relate to real people, events, and instances (“Definition of Allegory” R104). Characters like Abigail Williams, John Proctor and Judge Hathorne represent the historical figures: Senator Joseph…

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    “I think the job of the artist is to remind people of what they have chosen to forget” (“Top Nine Arthur Miller Quotes”). This interesting quote is from Arthur Miller. He was an American writer who focused many of his plays on real life issues like racism and discrimination (“Arthur Miller”). His play The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in the 1692. This was the time of the Salem witch trials. The play The Crucible may have been written 64 years ago, but it is still widely read in…

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    practicing witchcraft in order to protect themselves from similar accusations. Arthur Miller, a popular playwright during the McCarthy Trials, took advantage of the similar situations and wrote one of his most popular works, The Crucible. In his play, Miller expresses that coming from a background of high status and wealth should not dictate what kind of person one is and emphasizes this point by using narration and dialogue. In The Crucible, there are many characters who hold powerful…

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