Death of a Salesman Essay | Willy Loman- Death of a Salesman

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Willy Loman- Death of a Salesman

Summary: In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman's outrageous and narrow-minded beliefs and actions greatly affect those around him and ultimately lead to his own tragic downfall. Willy forcefully instills his values and views into his sons Happy and Biff.
In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman's outrageous and narrow-minded beliefs and actions greatly affect those around him and ultimately lead to his own tragic downfall. Willy forcefully instills his values and views into his sons Happy and Biff. Willy's few and egoistical values along with his distorted view on the American Dream separates Willy from the norm, and although Linda sees Willy's world falling right in front of him, she fully supports his decisions to the bitter end.

Willy's inane ideals are implanted into his sons and he expects them to live up to his prospects. For example, when Bernard informs Willy that Biff will fail math and not graduate unless he starts studying for his exam, Willy ridicules Bernard. Willy does not believe in the standard, his fixation with making his sons conform to the ideals of his version of...

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