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    Biff is one of the main characters in the play "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller. Biff is Willy's and Linda's son. He was the star of the football team and had scholarships to 3 college's, but he flunked math and couldn't graduate, so he tried to work at many different jobs, and failed at each. Finally, he decided to head out west, and work on farms. Biff came back home this spring, because he didn't know what he was doing with his life. Willy has mood swings and sometimes thinks very highly

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    The Characters of Biff and Happy in Death of a Salesman No one has a perfect life; everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem for as long as possible, while others face up to the problem immediately to get it out of the way. Biff and Happy Loman are good examples of this, although both start from the same point, they end up going

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    Irresponsibile Biff in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Have you ever felt as if you do not know what to do with your life? Everyone does sometimes, but certain people are like that their whole life. These people are irresponsible and depend on others to survive.  In "Death of a Salesman", Biff is one of these people.  He is irresponsible because he depends on Happy, depends on Willy, and does not know what to do for a living. Biff looks up on Happy as an example

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    The Importance of Biff in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller The play "Death of a Salesman", by Arthur Miller, follows the life of Willy Loman, a self-deluded salesman who lives in utter denial, always seeking the "American Dream," and constantly falling grossly short of his mark. The member’s of his immediate family, Linda, his wife, and his two sons, Biff and Happy, support his role. Of these supportive figures, Biff’s character holds the most importance, as Biff lies at the center of Willy’s

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    Biff and Willy

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    outward change. His son Biff on the other hand shows a very clear, progressive change in nature especially his perspective on the dream his father set before him. Willy has been telling Biff how well he was liked by everyone around him, so he must have a bright future awaiting him. Biff wanting to impress his father takes up the same trade of a salesman, but when these two elements are combined Biff is misled to believe that he is more significant than he actually is. Biff has this mindset until

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    next day. Willy complains that Biff, his older son who has come back home to visit, has yet to make something of himself. Linda scolds Willy for being so critical, and Willy goes to the kitchen for a snack. As Willy talks to himself in the kitchen, Biff and his younger brother, Happy, who is also visiting, reminisce about their adolescence and discuss their father's babbling, which often includes criticism of Biff's failure to live up to Willy's expectations. As Biff and Happy, dissatisfied with their

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    The Working Biff

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    Isznt dug into her shit for the baggie. She stepped outside to wander down the footpath that wove between half a dozen trees. This short adventure in the dark brought on some tensing up but did not impede her skill at rolling. Making preparations for the cumbersome joint, Janey turned once to stare back for anyone who might be checking. The porch light went on for half a minute. It was one of the sisters. Janey curled the papers into a cylinder, loaded and licked it. She was standing there revolving

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    Death of a salesman

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    people have given different reasons to what led to Willy’s tragic fate. One interpretation I took was that Willy’s instability in his life led to his death. Some point that led in to my interpretation were his early family life, his relationship with Biff, and his job. Willy’s early family life was a difficult one with its many inconsistencies. In Willy’s early childhood his father left; this left him with many questions about his father and how to be a father. In one scene we see Willy talking to Ben

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    a dream of success. Miller uses many characters to contrast the difference between success and failure within the play. Willy is a salesman whose imagination is much greater than his sales ability; he is also a failure as a father and husband. Biff and Happy are his two adult sons, who follow in their father's fallacy of life, while Ben and his father are the only members of the Loman family with that special something needed to succeed. Charlie and his son Bernard, enjoy better success in

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    mistakes, or areas of strength.  For this purpose, Bernard, a character in Death of a Salesman, is placed next to Biff, the protagonist’s son. Biff, is lost in a world created by his dazed father, who instills in him a set of false values, and eventually becomes a failure in his early age. In spite of the fact that Bernard admires Biff and believes he is able to help him prosper, Biff is unable to listen. Bernard also interacts with the protagonist himself, again showing the same traits that are indicative

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