One of the Kellers’ neighbors, Jim and his wife Sue live in the house where Annie grew up. Jim laments the fact that he is forced to earn more money for Sue by performing a job he hates—he would rather serve as a medical researcher than as a practicing physician, but feels constrained by the demands of post-war materialist society to make more money and to appease his wife.
Dr. Jim Bayliss Quotes in All My Sons
The All My Sons quotes below are all either spoken by Dr. Jim Bayliss or refer to Dr. Jim Bayliss. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin edition of All My Sons published in 2000.).
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Dr. Jim Bayliss Character Timeline in All My Sons
The timeline below shows where the character Dr. Jim Bayliss appears in All My Sons. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...husband to Katie Keller, sitting outside reading the paper alongside his friend and neighbor Dr. Jim Bayliss. Keller has two sons: one, Chris, who works with him in the family business,... (full context)