Death of a Salesman Essay | Willy Loman: A Tragic Hero in "Death of a Salesman"

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Willy Loman: A Tragic Hero in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Arthur Miller's, "Death of a Salesman" shows the development and structure that results in the suicide of a tragic hero, Willy Loman. Willy's feeling of responsibility for how his sons turned out in life, his getting older, and his conflict at the end of Act II with his son Biff all combine to break Willy down and lead him to believe that his life is totally finished.
Arthur Miller's, "Death of a Salesman," shows the development and structure that leads up to the suicide of a tragic hero, Willy Loman.

The first problem which occurs in Act I, is when the reader finds that Willy put his whole life into his sons, Biff and Happy, and they turned their backs on him. Willy always believed that biff would be this great, successful businessman and it turned out that Biff is still searching to find himself, which disappoints Willy in the worst way. The conflicts between Willy and Biff are very deep. It all started when Biff was younger and he had failed his math class. He traveled to Boston to visit Willy, who was on a business trip. He was told that he had let Willy down and comes to find out that Willy is with another...

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