Death of a Salesman Essay | Parenting No No's : 101

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Parenting No No's : 101

Summary: Willy Loman, father of Biff and Happy Loman attempts to be a good parent throughout the play, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. He encourages his sons to be successful in their lives and in their careers. However, Willy's first parenting mistake is to over-emphasize and preach the importance of being well liked.

Willy Loman, father of Biff and Happy Loman attempts to be a good parent throughout the play, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. He encourages his sons to be successful in their lives and in their careers. However, Willy's first parenting mistake is to over-emphasize and preach the importance of being well liked. Also, Willy inadvertently teaches his kids to be ruthless by stealing and cheating. As well, Biff is pressured by Willy into working in big business when he would be better off working in manual labor. The mistakes that Willy makes in raising Biff directly cause Biff to fail in his career in business and any other jobs that he takes on.

Biff is not settled and is up in the air about his life and his career. He goes back and forth between different jobs, whether they are business oriented jobs or manual...

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