Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Colby Access Only)
Colby College. English Dept.
A thorough examination of the woman characters of Miller's famous works displays a generally degrading illustration of the female sex. While showing his male characters to develop and differ from one another, women are repeatedly presented in Miller's plays as simple and often negative stereotypes. This essay will examine six of Arthur Miller's dramas in an effort to illustrate his failure at presenting real and believable women. While successful on stage and widely accepted by the American public, "All My Sons", "Death of a Salesman", "The Crucible", "A View from the Bridge", "After the Fall", and "The Price", all display Miller's inability to understand and portray the female character.
play, stereotype, portray
Recommended CitationHamilton, Sarah, "Arthur Miller’s Female Characters" (1992). Honors Theses. Paper 1114.
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