All My Sons Act Two

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SUE: Chris makes people want to be better than it's possible to be.
Sue is telling Ann that she wants her and Chris to move away as Chris is giving Jim unrealistic goal.
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SUE: He's driving my husband crazy with that phoney idealism of his.
Sue is telling Ann that she thinks that Chris is bad for Jim.
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KELLER: A daughter is a daughter, and a father is a father.
Joe is telling Ann to forgive Steve because family is everything.
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KELLER: A father is a father!
Joe is telling Ann to forgive Steve because family is everything. But really he is talking to Chris.
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GEORGE: The trees got think, didn't they?
About the poplars in Joe Keller's garden.
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MOTHER: Honest to God, it breaks my heart what happened to all the children. How we worked and planned for you, and you end up no better than us.
Kate is telling George that he is a mess.
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KELLER: Three and a half years you been talking like a maniac- MOTHER: (Smashes him across the face.)
Joe is mocking Kate for thinking Larry is alive.
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MOTHER: Your brothers alive, darling, because if he's dead, your father killed him.
Kate is revealing to Chris that she thinks that Larry has to be alive because Joe may as well have killed him by shipping the faulty parts.
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CHRIS: (A broken whisper.) Then... you did it?
Chris cannot believe that Joe would ship the faulty cylinder heads.
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CHRIS: Dad... Dad, you killed twenty-one men! KELLER: What, killed? CHRIS: You killed them, you murdered them!
Chris thinks that Joe's actions equate to him killing the pilots, but Joe doesn't see it that way.
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CHRIS: Dad! Dad!
Chris is trying to get Joe to see that he is responsible for the pilots deaths.
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CHRIS: Explain it to me or I'll tear you to pieces!
Chris is wants Joe to explain his actions and wants to see how Joe views the situation.
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KELLER: You lay forty years into a business and they knock you out in five minutes, what could I do, let them take forty years, let them take my life away?
Joe explains his decision to Chris by saying he didn't want to business to be ruined.
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KELLER: Chris, I did it for you, it was a chance and I took it for you.
Joe tells Chris that he shipped the faulty parts because he wanted to help Chris have a good future.
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KELLER: For you, a business for you! CHRIS: (With burning fury.) For me! Where do you live, where have you come from? For me! - I was dying every day and you were killing my boys and you did it for me?
Chris cannot believe and is disgusted and ashamed that Joe would justify his decision with his live for Chris.
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CHRIS: Don't you have a country? Don't you live in the world? What the hell are you? You're not even an animal, no animal kills his own.
Chris is horrified by Joe's actions.
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CHRIS: What must I do to you? I ought to tear the tongue out of your mouth, what must I do to you? (With his fist pounds down upon his father's shoulder. He stumbles away, covering his face as he weeps.) What must I do, Jesus God, what must I do?
Chris knows he should send Joe to prison, yet he cannot make himself, so he doesn't know what to do about the situation.
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KELLER: Chris..., my Chris...
Joe calls out to Chris to make him understand as he doesn't want to lose him.
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Card 2

Front

Sue is telling Ann that she thinks that Chris is bad for Jim.

Back

SUE: He's driving my husband crazy with that phoney idealism of his.

Card 3

Front

Joe is telling Ann to forgive Steve because family is everything.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Joe is telling Ann to forgive Steve because family is everything. But really he is talking to Chris.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

About the poplars in Joe Keller's garden.

Back

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