Essays on the death of a salesman, arthur miller
Biff's statement, "I'm a dime a dozen, and so are you" is true after all. Act I This is the play's direct cry to human dignity.
Willy walks in, angry that the two boys have never amounted to anything. Willy Loman[ edit ] Willy Loman dreams of being a successful salesman like Dave Singleman, somebody who has both wealth and freedom.
If that sounds preposterous, remind yourself who the president of the United States of America is. For a certain type of young man, the star of Glengarry Glen Ross is a character called Blake, played in the film by Alec Baldwin.
A girl whom Happy picks up at the restaurant. I've got to get some seeds. He believes himself to be vital to the company, but in reality it's the company that's vital to him and his feelings of self worth. The feud reaches an apparent climax with Biff hugging Willy and crying as he tries to get Willy to let go of the unrealistic expectations.
Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person. Happy, on the other hand, chooses to follow in his father's footsteps, while Linda laments her husband's decision just before her final payment on the house.
Miller's uncle, a salesman, was a competitor at all times and even competed with his sons, Buddy and Abby. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him.