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  • The Importance of Biff in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

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    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 internal conflicts and dreams, and Biff is the only one in the play who seems to achieve any growth. Biff’s role is essential

  • Black Boy

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    Most young people have a dream of what they want to become. Maybe it doesn’t have to be a dream, but some kind of goal that they reach for. In the book, Black Boy, Richard, the main character, also had a dream, even though he lived in the South with strong white discrimination, pressure and a bad relationship with his relatives. As a student right now, I have dreams that I want to achieve in the future, even though I really don’t know how to achieve those dreams. Usually, when people are

  • What Dreams Are

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    What Dreams Are Dreams, we all have them at one time or another, and in one form or another. They can be daydreams, when we're awake, wishing and hoping for something more (bigger and better) than we already have, or the way we hope things should and would be. Next there is the wish, this is when there is a strong desire for a specific thing, a longing for one particular thing. Then there is the nightmare. They are the dreams that are very disturbing, full of fear and horror. They are often

  • Death of a Salesman

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    What encompasses the American Dream? Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” offers a realistic, stark picture of lives overflowing with dreams wished and dreams broken; yet, there are no dreams realized here. Their dreams comprise glory and fearlessness over those which genuinely can be achieved. Although Willy, Linda, Biff and Happy, as individuals, still believe in the American Dream, it’s clear that it represents something different for each. Willy Loman has an innate ability for dreaming way

  • Themes Depicted in the Play "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll"

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    play as it can be transposed to be as relevant today as when it was written. The play is definitely a tragi-comedy but more than the ideas raised in the statement the play is about change and the inability for some to deal with it, the battle between dream and reality and loyalty and mateship. It also serves as a social document of Australia in the 1950s. Lawler uses symbols, the actions of the characters, the structure of the play and mise-en-scene to effectively portray his feelings to the audience

  • The Fall Of Willy Loman

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    self-esteem, but in Willy’s case it was detrimental. Just as Charley asked this question to Willy, it was left like most things in his life, unanswered. Another poor character trait in Willy was the way he had such high hopes and dreams. Willy was taken captive by the American Dream. He was so consumed with the idea of it; he never took a moment to realize that he couldn’t capture that fantasy. He was so consumed that it caused him to suffer from crippling self-delusion. In the beginning of the play, Willy

  • A Raisin in the Sun

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    Victor Hugo once said “There is nothing like dream to create the future”. In Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun, the Youngers, an African American family struggle against economic hardship and racial prejudice. The family of five, Mama, Walter, Beneatha, Ruth, and Travis, live in a run down apartment in the South Side of Chicago during the 1950s an era of great prosperity for most. They receives a life insurance check of ten thousand dollars after the passing of Walter Sr.. Each member


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    Everyone has a daydream there are just some who choose to live in the dream because it seems so much exciting than reality. This story of a man who no matter what the situation or task he is performing drifts away to dreams of fantasy and splendor. We don’t know much about Walter Mitty at first except that his wife is the keeper of his safety and keeping him on task. The story captured my interest because I can think on the times when I just go away in my mind to a place or time that gives me the

  • salesman

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    Happy Loman and Biff Loman are two very different brothers. While Biff understands that his father was living a delusional life Happy wants to take on his father’s dream to prove he had the right aspirations. Willy was not a good role model for his boys he betrayed his family on many different levels. He cheated on his loving wife, was an ungrateful friend and a father who taught his kids all the wrong values. Willy always choose Biff over Happy when they were younger and now Happy feels he must

  • Heart of Darkness

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    Conrad recognized that “We live as we dream…alone” (65). This quote compresses life into the capacity of a dream. While dreaming one is frequently taken into a world of absurdity that can be experienced by the dreamer alone. However, not all dreams are pleasant; some dreams are nightmares. Marlow has dreamed of adventure since he was a child which ultimately leads him to travel to Africa. The adventure soon becomes a quest for self-knowledge. In contrast, Kurtz’s dream is darker and based off a desire