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Important Issues in Death of a Salesman and a Dolls House

Summary: Dramatists are often inspired by contemporary issues that are running a moment in their lives. In the plays Death of a Salesman and A Doll's House, the authors of both plays introduce current `important issues' of their days and their views on them to the audience by using various techniques.
Dramatists are often inspired by contemporary issues that are running a moment in their lives. In the plays Death of a Salesman and A Doll's House, the authors of both plays introduce current `important issues' of their days and their views on them to the audience by using various techniques.

Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman, is mainly based on one important issues of the epoch in 1949. The main theme carried out in this play is the popular American Dream. Because the play was written and set shortly after the Second World War, "in the deepening gloom of the Depression, the American Dream represented a reaffirmation of traditional American hopes" (Anthony Brandt). However, here, the famous dream is criticised - mainly through the protagonist Willy Loman - showing how the American society treated lower class individuals. As the...

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