Essay On The Tragedy Of Death Of A Salesman

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Of course the tragedy of “Death of a Salesman” still moves to its ordained conclusion. Willy’s discovery of his son’s unshakeable love, the love that kept him wandering the country, fitfully attempting to fulfill his father’s dreams even as he knew they had poisoned his very soul, cannot release him from the grip of a life spent chasing after the only goal he recognized as worthy of a man’s laying down his life: financial success.
Of course the tragedy of “Death of a Salesman” still moves to its ordained conclusion. Willy’s discovery of his son’s unshakeable love, the love that kept him wandering the country, fitfully attempting to fulfill his father’s dreams even as he knew they had poisoned his very soul, cannot release him from the grip of a life spent chasing after the only goal he recognized as worthy of a man’s laying down his life: financial success.

Andrew Garfield’s Biff has come in for some criticism that he is too young and fresh-looking to portray a man of 34 who has kicked around the country for years and even landed in jail. That seemed incidental to me, given the inte...
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