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Brilliant

Advantages: suspense kept through out
Disadvantages: bit difficult to get into at the beginning

...I had to read and study this play as part of my A-level coursework, and i found it a thrilling and intresting play. Set in the 17th centuary, the gullible and vunerable town "Salem" is the centre of a bizzare witch hunt started by rumours. Hundreds of wom ...

meeeee4 26.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible - Arthur Miller

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The Crucible - Arthur Miller

Advantages: readability is good
Disadvantages: no

This play is from the a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of dramas, including celebrated plays such as The Crucible, All My Sons, and Death of a Salesman, which are studied and performed worldwide " ...

bolt123 27.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible - Arthur Miller

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The Crucible is Miller's masterpiece

Advantages: really gripping, cant put it down
Disadvantages: as all plays better seen than read

...Miller's play is a clever and saddening tale of deceit and lies, his damnation of the McCarthy era of American history hiding behind a fantastic true story of love and human folly. The plot describes how fear in a community can lead to mass outbreaks of ...

allyn1990 30.09.2009 · Read full review
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Tense and gripping play

Advantages: Great plot and intriguing characters
Disadvantages: Depressing reality about the greed of human nature

I have just finished reading and analysing this play as part of my A level English Literature coursework and unlike many of the books on the syllabus, I thoroughly enjoyed this one. Published in 1947, the play is set after the World War 2 and tells the ...

VerySpecialOne 10.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of All My Sons - Arthur Miller

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Brilliant, moving play

Advantages: Gripping, great characters
Disadvantages: Too short

Arthur Miller's first play is one of my favourites. A moving tale of the father who supplied faulty aircraft parts, which may have killed his son. His second son wants to marry the missing son's girlfriend, but can't, because Mother cannot accept the ...

CarpeDiem 08.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of All My Sons - Arthur Miller

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