Death of a Salesman - Study Guide Act 2, Pages 173-193 Summary & Analysis

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Willy and Linda Loman sit at the kitchen table drinking coffee on a Tuesday morning. Linda remarks that Willy seems more rejuvenated and energized than he has in a long time. Willy is thrilled his sons have left so early in the morning to meet with Bill Oliver. While they discuss Biff's prospects, Willy knows that it sometimes just takes some men a longer time to stabilize. Linda reminds Willy they have only one more payment until the mortgage is paid off and they own their house. Willy hopes Biff will one day get the house and raise his family in it. However, he is frustrated, because he looks at all the payments in his life: his car, his refrigerator, his house, and cannot believe that he barely owns anything after his long life of servitude. Linda prepares him to leave for the...

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