A Father and son may have similar features like the same nose, same eye color and same ears. They may also like the same things but sometimes they have different opinions. This would bring conflict into the relationship of a father and a son. A father sometimes can’t accept the fact that his son would oppose him or think otherwise even though he brought him to the world and raised him. This situation happens to Keller and his son Chris in the play All My Sons.
After George’s visit, Chris begins to distrust his father after finding out that he was the person to be blamed for the death of those 21 pilots. Chris is amazed that his father was able to kill those 21 pilots for the good of the business. Chris thinks that what his father did was wrong and he should pay for what he did. Chris is right and Keller is completely wrong. Chris stated that he looked up to Keller as his father rather than a man. This tells us that Keller was a person that Chris really looked up and was probably his idol. When Chris fount that Keller did what he did, Chris went crazy and looked down on Keller. After Chris’s experience in the war, Chris is taking the murder of those 21 pilots very personal because he has seen soldiers die during the war. Chris does not accept the excuse that his father uses for shipping those cracked cylinders and that he did that for Chris; he is ashamed of his father and wants nothing to do with him. He wants Keller to pay for what he did and to take responsibility of the murder of those 21 pilots, but yet he can’t tell him to go to jail because he might hate what he did but he still loves him.
Keller after admitting what he did, he still won’t take responsibility. He says it that he did all for his son. He also blames Kate because he says that she wanted the money and that he got it because of the factory. He also says that he worked for forty years and he wasn’t ready to let go of his hard working factory. Keller talks about the murder of those...