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Conflict and Suffering in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Essay shows how conflict and suffering is a central feature in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman."
`Death Of A Salesman' is a play by Arthur Miller in which conflict and suffering are central features. The playwright uses language and a time-shift structure to effectively convey conflict and suffering to the audience.

Willy Loman is a failing salesman who is struggling to earn a living and support his wife, Linda. His sons, Biff and Happy, do little to help. However Willy is unwilling, or unable to face this reality and as a result creates conflict both within himself and with his son Biff, who tries to show him the truth. This also causes Willy to suffer mentally, and brings suffering to his family.

Willy is in conflict with Biff because having faced the truth himself, Biff is determined to force the truth about their lives on his father. Willy has created a fantasy world in his mind, where he...

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