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    American Values and Success in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman The purpose of this brief essay is to examine Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman, with respect to its reflection of the impact of American values and mores as to what constitutes "success" upon individual lives. George Perkins has stated that this play has been described as "possibly the best play ever written by an American (Perkins, p. 710)." The play marks a brilliant fusion of the ideas and problems central to Miller's

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    Attention Must Be Paid to Death of a Salesman When Arthur Miller wrote "Death of a Salesman" many considered it a modern masterpiece. It has spurred debate among academics and stirred the emotions of hundreds of thousands of audiences and readers alike. However, there is a growing trend among many who approach this play to condemn Willy Loman out of hand. Entire new generations of readers feel nothing for the plight of Willy Loman; they believe his actions merit his destruction. Why is this

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    The Selfish Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Linda, a character from Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" is a selfish housewife. She pretends to care about her husband, but in reality, prefers that he kill himself so that she can live an easier life. Linda is given nothing but motive for wanting her husband, Willy, to die because of the ways he mistreats her. For example, during a family conversation in Act I, Linda, trying to put in a few words, says, "Maybe things are

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    shows how the salesman with the most sales gets a Cadillac car while second winner gets a steak knife. That’s as different as day and night. Its not just that winner gets a Cadillac, the salesman with least sales will get fired. It shows how much different the society has become. In this play, the salesman are allowed to lie, bribe, cheat, steal just for a car which earns them no sympathy from the readers. It also shows that business gain by hook or crook is the main goal for the salesman. In Act I of

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    Why does Arthur Miller use time lapses in his play “Death of a Salesman”? What was the playwright trying to tell us about Willy Loman? In this essay I will be exploring and analysing “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller. I will be looking the use of flash backs in the play that aim to emphasise that the past is always with us. Looking at the flashbacks will also help understand the character of Willy Loman. The action takes place in Willy Loman’s house and yard also in various places he

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    The concept of infatuation leading to tragic endings is explored within the essay Tragedy and the Common Man by Arthur Miller, the novel Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, and the Australian-American film The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Lurhmann. Tragedy and the common man is an essay based on the fundamental components of a tragedy experienced by the “common man”. Death of a Salesman portrays a man by the Willy Loman who is out to achieve the American dream through the hopeless world he has created

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    Common Man as Tragic Hero in Death of a Salesman What is tragedy? While the literal definition may have changed over the centuries, one man believed he knew the true meaning of a tragic performance. Aristotle belonged to the culture that first invented tragic drama – the ancient Greeks. Through this, he gave himself credibility enough to illustrate the universally necessary elements of tragic drama. In The Poetics, Aristotle gives a clear definition of a tragedy, writing that it is “an imitation

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    Failure in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman It could be argued that Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman is a tragic play that represents the failures of a system, but from an existentialist point of view, however, the play solely represents the failures of an individual. By looking at the many distasteful characteristics of the societal system embodied by the Loman's family values and dreams, and by then arguing these points from an existentialist point of view, this essay will confirm that the

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    The Dream, the Truth This paper will be an analytical, interpretive essay about Death of a Salesman (1949), the most profound work by author and playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005). Death of a Salesman received the Pulitzer Prize for drama, the year of its creation and has been reproduced over seven-hundred times. This analysis will concentrate on Willy Loman the central character of the play but also on the play as a whole. It will show that Arthur Miller’s critiques of American society still

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