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Literary Analysis of "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Essay provides a literary analysis of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman."
Miller's view is the idea of a constantly moving, changing merger of past memories and present interaction with surroundings. There are many elements of the play which encompass this idea: the original title, set, scene changes, lighting, music, sound effects, time structure, past and present, era, and Willy Loman himself.

The original title for Miller's play was `The Inside of His Head'. This is understandable as we are frequently able to view what is actually happening inside the mind of Willy Loman. The initial set idea was to have doors with a face painted upon them to open up as though the audience were able to look inside the head. This is a clever idea as it is as though everything we see on stage is either Willy's past, from Willy's memory of it, or Willy's present through his perception of it.

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