“Death of a Salesman” written by Arthur Miller, was a play written in the early 1900’s. The play focuses on Willy Loman, a loving husband and father who cannot seem to catch his big break and is frustrated with the way his life ended up. He wants to pursue the American Dream but is having a hard time making his mark on the world. Willy is focused on being well liked
In life, we go through life changing events. Some of these events can change relationships between a parent and their child for better, sometimes even worse. In the play Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller portrays the possessiveness of the everyday struggles we face as humans through the eyes of Willy Loman and how these struggles can change a father-son relationship. Willy, a businessman, husband and father of Biff and Happy,
Capitalism is an economic and political system in which a country’s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state. Arthur Miller alludes to the ‘American Dream’ in “Death of a Salesmen,” which has the effect of capitalism and consumerism, through the depiction of two protagonists: Willy and Biff Loman and moves to further criticize these ideas by showing the tragic end of Willy Loman.
In earlier years the American dream is what everyone lived for. So many get rich schemes to come out on top was the plan. Like the music industry with Joe Jackson, his American dream was his kids and the music industry. He fought so hard and worked even harder for his children to come out on top. It worked and now his last name is the biggest household name when it