Death of a Salesman Essay | Happy Loman

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Happy Loman

Summary: It's a character analysis of Happy Loman from "Death of a Salesman."
In the literary masterpiece of "Death of a Salesman", the emphasis of the story goes to Willy's shortcomings, and Biff's lost potential; however the real victim in this modern-day tragedy goes to the hapless Hap. When looking at Hap's sad life, he was crudely ignored, and was shown the wrong path to his personal success and happiness. Also when looking closer into the text, there is an unbelievably exact parallel between Willy and Happy.

Happy is a lonely, sad, womanizing man who lies, cheats, and steals to get to the next level in his work. Most of his personality flaws could be traced back to when he was a child, and when he was ignored by his family. As a result of living in his brother's shadow and suffering from a lack attention, he turns out having an attachment disorder. He's afraid of getting involved with one single...

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