Impact Of The Past, All My Sons.

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A small quiz on the impact that the truth has in all my sons. For my english class, may not work for other users.


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  • 1. 
    The impact of the past on All my sons is?
  • 2. 
    Miller not only shows the effect that these secrets have on those who hear them, but on those who what?
    • A. 

      Tell them

    • B. 

      Keep them

    • C. 

      Spread them

  • 3. 
    Most of the dialogue contains what?
  • 4. 
    Revalation of these secrets is presented as un-avoidable, they are going to come out at some point, it is through millers manipulation of the *******, that the truths are revealed on the same day.
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Stock Character

    • C. 

      Cataylsts

  • 5. 
    The crisis that drives the action of the play + overturns their lives originates in the what?
    • A. 

      Return of the events and characters that they would have rather left in the past

    • B. 

      Family love they share between each member

    • C. 

      The future threat

  • 6. 
    In what form is the past shown as un-escapable. eg. the apple tree is a particulary telling example of this
  • 7. 
    Along with the tree that nearly all the characters remark on, what is the symbolic indication that the past will return?
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      The wind

    • C. 

      The setting

  • 8. 
    This is given further meaning by kates dream in which the wind noise coalesces with what?
    • A. 

      The noise of the lightening

    • B. 

      The sound of rain against her window

    • C. 

      The noise from the engine of larrys plane

  • 9. 
    ****** symbols play a major role indicating the inevitability that past events will re-surface.
    • A. 

      Staged

    • B. 

      Large

    • C. 

      Natural

    • D. 

      Dramatic

  • 10. 
    What else acts as triggers to remind the characters of the past?
    • A. 

      Direct objects

    • B. 

      Inanimate objects

    • C. 

      Insignificant objects

  • 11. 
    Who's conversation indicates the trouble the kellers have in avoiding past events?
    • A. 

      Ann and chris

    • B. 

      Kate and chris

    • C. 

      Keller and Bert

  • 12. 
    What does the 'Jail Game' show?
  • 13. 
    When kate is present during the conversation between Bert and Keller, she makes it clear that she is far less comfortable with the reminders of kellers incareeation than he is, what is the quote for this?
    • A. 

      "I want you to stop that Joe, before somebody gets hurt"

    • B. 

      "please lets go inside and stop this"

    • C. 

      "I want you to stop that Joe. That whole jail buisness"

  • 14. 
    Clearly the events of the past are so ingrained in the minds of the members of the community and the children that it will be impossible to do what?
    • A. 

      Keep a secret from eachother

    • B. 

      Silence all reminders

  • 15. 
    What does anns return do?
    • A. 

      Makes the family more relaxed and prevents the story of the shop incedent from being revealed.

    • B. 

      Makes the keller household angry

    • C. 

      Makes kate question her family and her motives behind keeping quiet.

    • D. 

      Sets in motion the chain of events that lead to the story of the shop indedent being revealed

  • 16. 
    Whilst Ann is on the defensive, struggling to express her feelings of outrage at her farthers crime, kate and keller have no difficulty openly discussing the past, because their version is accepted as fact and unchallenged. They are comfortable discussing the shop incedent with ann as long as they are?
  • 17. 
    Georges return causes tumult because he brings on what?
    • A. 

      His anger towards kate and the rest of her family

    • B. 

      Suspiscion of chris hiding information

    • C. 

      An account of past events that disagrees with theirs.

  • 18. 
    A poingnant reminder of the past and devastation wreaked upon the deevers by the fallout of the shop incedent is georges physical appearance. his what demeanour and what physical condition?
  • 19. 
    How does kate and keller suppress his account?
  • 20. 
    Through larrys letter, this all-pervading presence can be felt despite his what?
  • 21. 
    The letter is what?
  • 22. 
    What does this destroy of Keller?
  • 23. 
    Forced with the past in all it's ugly truth, he is forced to do what?