Death of a Salesman Essay | Analysis of Characters in "Death of a Salesman"

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Analysis of Characters in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Essay shows how the relationship between the characters in Arthur Miller's "The Death of a Salesman" are explored and analyzed.

Page forty-one includes conversations between Willy and Linda, and Linda and Biff. This page is split into three stages, where Willy talks to himself, Linda talks to Willy, and where Biff talks to Linda. Through their speech, the audience is able to gain an impression of the relationship between the three characters.

The page begins with Ben leaving the scene, after exclaiming `God, I was rich'. Willy repeats these words, `...was rich!' He is obviously impressed by this, and continues to talking, but only to himself. This is what preoccupies Willy, while Linda enters. She tries to talk to him, even though he is not listening. Wily is detached from the people around him, at the moment, thus suggesting his detachment from domestic life. When talking to Linda, he discusses the `watch fob with a diamond' that Ben gave him. His...

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