Death of a Salesman Essay | Student Essay

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Death of a Salesman, A Close Examination

Summary: Essay focuses on just one line of the play Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. The quote by Biff, is then analyzed in depth for motivation and its effect on the play.
Biff: No! Nobody's hanging himself, Willy! I ran down eleven flights with a pen in my hand today. And suddenly I stopped, you hear me? And in the middle of that office building, do you hear this? I stopped in the middle of that building and I saw - the sky. I saw the things that I love in this world. The work and the food and time to sit and smoke. And I looked at the pen and said to myself, what the hell am I grabbing this for? Why am I trying to become what I don't want to be? What am I doing in an office, making a contemptuous, begging fool of myself, when all I want is out there, waiting for me the minute I say I know who I am! Why can't I say that, Willy?

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