Death of a Salesman Essay | Family Disintegration in "Death of a Salesman"

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Family Disintegration in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: In Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," the lies and excuses of the Loman family led to the inevitable breakdown of the family. The plot of the play is described.
In the play " Death of A Salesman," it clearly shows the disintegration of an American family. With Willy living in his fantasies, Linda constantly making excuses for him, Biff, being the first born, not making anything of himself, and Happy being too caught up between girls and avoiding the situation, the family was bound to breakdown soon enough. The family was living a lie for some time, and eventually it led to their disintegration.

Willy, was what he said to be a "respectable salesman." He went out on business trips, traveling all the time, just barely getting by. He had many dreams and expectations for his first son Biff. He wanted him to go into business and make a lot of money, but Biff just did not have the enthusiasm or the motivation to do such a thing. He tried to make his...

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