Read through the quotes and write “selfish” or “unselfish” after the quotes. You must find at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is selfish AND at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is unselfish. You must be able to explain your choices. The house is two stories high and Keller: I’m going to build you a had seven rooms. It would have house, stone, with a driveway from cost perhaps fifteen thousand in the road. I want you to spread the early twenties when it was built out, Chris, I want you to use what (Miller 5). I made for you… I mean, with joy, Chris, without shame… with joy Keller: She thinks he's coming (Miller 38). back, Chris. You marry that girl and you're pronouncing him dead. Keller: Look, Chris, I’ll go to work Now what's going to happen to on Mother for you. We’ll get her so Mother. Do you know? I don't drunk tonight we’ll get married! (Miller 16-17). There’s gonna be a wedding, kid, like there never was seen! ( Miller 39) Keller: Kid, walkin' down the street Keller: I been thinkin’, why should that day I was guilty as hell. he knock himself out in New York Except I wasn't, and there was a with that cut-throat competition, court paper in my pocket to prove I when I got so many friends here; wasn't, I and I walked… past… the I’m very friendly with some big porches. Result? Fourteen months lawyers in town. I could set later I had one of the best shops in George up here (Miller 48). the state again, a respected man again; bigger than ever (Miller 30). Keller : My only accomplishment is Ann: Don't yell at him. He just my son (Miller 49). wants everybody happy. Keller: [clasps her around the Keller: I want him to know, Annie… waist] That's my sentiments. Can while he's sitting there I want him you stand steak? (Miller 33) to know that when he gets out he's got a place waitin' for him. It'll Chris: I felt wrong to be alive, to take his bitterness away. To know open the bank-book, to drive the you got a place… it sweetens you new car, to see the new (Miller 49). refrigerator (Miller 36). Keller: And I don't understand why Keller: I want a clean start for you, she has to crucify the man… A Chris. I want a new sign over the father is a father! (Miller 49). plant – Christopher Keller, Incorporated. George: He's a little man. That's Chris: [a little uneasily] J.O. Keller what happens to suckers, you is good enough (Miller 38). know. It's good I went to him in time – another year there'd be nothing left but his smell (Miller 53). Read through the quotes and write “selfish” or “unselfish” after the quotes. You must find at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is selfish AND at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is unselfish. You must be able to explain your choices. George: I saw your factory on the way from the station. It looks like General Motors (Miller 62). Keller: I'm askin' you. What am I, a stranger? I thought I had a family here. What happened to my family? (Miller 75). Keller: That's the way they do, George. A little man makes a mistake and they hang him by the thumbs; the big ones become Keller: There's nothin' he could do ambassadors (Miller 63). that I wouldn't forgive. Because he's my son ...I'm his father and Keller: There are certain men in he's my son, and if there's the world who rather see something bigger than that I'll put everybody hung before they'll take a bullet in my head! (Miller 77). blame. You understand me, George? (Miller 63). Keller: You have no strength. The minute there's trouble you have no George: [to Ann] He simply told strength. your father to kill pilots, and Mother: Joe, you're doing the same covered himself in bed! (Miller 67) thing again; all your life whenever there's trouble you yell at me and Keller: You lay forty years into a you think that settles it (Miller 76). business and they knock you out in five minutes, what could I do, let them take forty years, let them take my life away? (Miller 69). Keller: How can I pay? Mother: Tell him… you're willing to go to prison (Miller 76). Keller: Chris… Chris, I did it for you, it was a chance and I took it for you (Miller 70). Keller: I don't know what you mean! You wanted money, so I made money. What must I be forgive? You wanted money, didn't Chris: For me! I was dying every you? (Miller 76). day and you were killing my boys and you did it for me? What the Keller : For you, Kate, for both of hell do you think I was thinking of, you, that's all I ever lived for the Goddam business? Is that as (Miller 78). far as your mind can see, the business? (Miller 70). Read through the quotes and write “selfish” or “unselfish” after the quotes. You must find at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is selfish AND at least six quotes that prove Joe Keller is unselfish. You must be able to explain your choices. Keller: Who worked for nothin' in that war?… It's dollars and cents, nickels and dimes; war and peace, it's nickels and dimes, what's clean? Half the Goddam country is gotta go if I go! (Miller 82). Chris: I know you're no worse than most men but I thought you were better. I never saw you as a man. I saw you as my father (Miller 82). Keller: Sure, he was my son. But I think to him they were all my sons. And I guess they were, I guess they were (Miller 83). [A shot is heard in the house. They stand frozen for brief second.] (Miller 84).
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