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"Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Essay discusses the novel "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.
Throughout literature, the concept of time is shown through characters and their words and actions. In Arthur Miller's play, "Death of a Salesman," time is expressed through the flashbacks of Willy Loman, the protagonist. Miller uses the technique of "tunneling" in the flashbacks to bring out the two main themes that are present throughout the play. These two themes are the different relationships and obtaining the American Dream. Time plays an important factor in the play and shows the reader how significant time really is.

One of the first flashbacks Willy has is when Biff says he "borrowed" the football from school to practice at home. Instead of reprimanding his son for doing wrong, he makes up excuses for Biff's behavior. "Sure, he's gotta practice with a regulation ball, doesn't he? Coach'll probably congratulate you on your initiative." This affects Biff for the rest...

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