Death of a Salesman Essay | Willy's Struggle for Identity in "Death of a Salesman"

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Willy's Struggle for Identity in "Death of a Salesman"

Summary: Throughout "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller, Willy Loman places an emphasis on being well-liked in his business as a salesman rather than having skills. But this approach and his living out his life through his children contribute to his life falling apart.
Throughout his life, Willy Loman thinks of himself as well-liked in the play "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller. It is the most important attribute to him. Willy lived his life thinking he had thousands of friends all over the New England territory and that he would be recognized anywhere he would go. He boasts this to his sons and they think he is the greatest man on Earth. He raises his two sons, Biff and Happy, to be well-liked and Willy does not care about their grades. He believes they will be better prepared for the business world if they are well-liked, and does not think education matters as much as personality, appearance, and physical skill. Although he has set high standards for sons, his morals are being well-liked, he thinks he is the best salesman in his firm...

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