Death of a Salesman Essay | Sympathy for Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman"

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Sympathy for Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Although Willy Loman is a weak character in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," the audience develops sympathy for him when it sees how his life is deteriorating into destruction.
In this essay, I am going to discuss how Arthur Miller primarily shows progress towards a deeper understanding of Willy Loman's predicament, and how successful Miller is in arousing the audience's sympathy and understanding towards this character.

Arthur Miller has created the character Willy Loman as a slight representation of himself after the Wall Street Crash, and to show to people how many people's lives were destroyed after this tragic crash in the stock market. People lost literally everything, and some were driven to madness and some even committed suicide, this may be symbolic to Willy's tragically sad death at the end of the play. Willy is a confused, contradictive salesman who makes himself out to be someone better than who he really is because he is so bewildered by the failure and futility of his life. He has evaded the...

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