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...f course someones going to want to kill them self if there own wife cant give them a reason for living, or conversate with about their issues. Except for making Willy feel like a man Linda made Willy feel like he was alone. Linda represents women of the early 1900’s because she was loyal, Submissive, and she protected her husbands feelings. Many women today would see this as outrageous but as times change so the the places that women hold in social status, at least in america that is.
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