Death of a Salesman Essay | Domestic Tragedy and Common Heroes in "The Glass Menagerie" and "Death of a Salesman"

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Domestic Tragedy and Common Heroes in "The Glass Menagerie" and "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: This essay deals with how the ideas of domestic tragedy and the common hero are reflected in each of the plays "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams and "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.
When comparing The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller it is evident that they are written very much alike. Both authors reflect the ideas of domestic tragedy and the common hero in their works. In The Glass Menagerie domestic tragedy is seen because they are a very low middle-class family who don't really have much to lose. It might be said that the common hero in this play could be Tom, Laura, or maybe even the gentleman caller. In Death of a Salesman the idea of domestic tragedy is reflected because this family is also of a lower middle-class rank and the hero here is Biff.

The setting of The Glass Menagerie is during the thirties, when the country was undergoing the Great Depression. At the opening of scene...

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