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

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

Summary: Discusses the domestic tragedy and common hero of the plays "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams and "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.
In the plays "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams and "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller the ideas of domestic tragedy and the common hero are strongly reflected. In both plays the characters go through economic problems because they are middle class families trying to attain the American dream which puts these plays as examples of domestic tragedy. Both of these plays also have a hardworking character that is helping their family strive to reach the American dream. In "The Glass Menagerie" Tom is the common hero and in "Death of a Salesman" Willy is the common hero as well.

The idea of domestic tragedy is displayed in "The Glass Menagerie" throughout the play. This is so because Laura Wingfield has a childhood illness that has left her crippled be leaving her with one...

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