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Death of a Salesman - Betrayal

Summary: A litery analysis of the themes of betrayal and abandonment in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.
A theme is a fundamental and often universal idea that is explored in a literary work. Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, contains many fundamental ideas and thoughts; these themes are explored in this play and can easily be analyzed. Arthur Miller utilizes themes such as abandonment and betrayal. The most prominent theme in this play is one of idolized dreams, especially a so called "American dream"; which is the goal or achievement that Willy strives to reach by trying to become what he sees in his eyes as a true American lifestyle and occupation.

The falsity of the American Dream is a dominant theme in Arthur Miller's play; and Willy Loman represents the primary target of this dream. Willy Loman, the protagonist, and main character in this play is an insecure, self-deluded traveling salesman. Like most middle-class working men, he struggles to...

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