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The American Dream in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

Summary: The American Dream of being successful in the 20th century and how it trapped Willy Loman in the play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller.
Death of a Salesman Essay

To be successful in the 20th century one must be able to accept change, for the world never stays constant for long. The goal of every North American is the American Dream, which is what trapped Willy Loman in the play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. Willy's inability to adapt to the changing world around him leads to his tragic demise. His perspective is similar to a child's; he is never willing to take responsibility for his actions. As a result of his immaturity, Willy builds these enormous dreams, which are unrealistic for a man of his age. Also, Willy never realizes that he is better with his hands than he is with the sales business: When he gets fired from the job he has had for over 30 years, pride prevents him...

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