"My Theory On Death Of A Salesman" I Read The Play And Gave A Summary Of The Story And What I Thought It Meant To Me

866 words - 4 pages

My theory on Death of a Salesman
This play by Arthur Miller had very many different types of conflict that gave off different meanings to the audience. Throughout this story a man is watching everything he has worked for and done all his life be taken away from him. He can't bond with his son because of an injustice he put on him long ago. He states at times that he is a well liked man, and you can go to different places and say his name and get anything you need or want. He thought that if you were a well liked person you could get away with anything. He passed this theory on to his children. They were told you do not have to work hard, just be good at sports and be favorable in the lad ...view middle of the document...

Willie on the other hand spends his entire life trying to make it up to his son.
A man who has worked all his life just to own his house and have a little money on the side is taken advantage of in his older days. Willie had worked for the same business for many years. He was one of the most prominent salesmen in his time; this made him a very proud man. With these achievements, his name was known throughout the city and in other places of business throughout the world. As he grew older he became less known to the younger business world. To them, he was just an old salesman that was just barely making it. (Willie on the other hand, still seen the same man he had seen twenty years ago.) He believed his name still carried weight as it did in his younger days. His paychecks seemed to get smaller every week; this forced him to have to borrow money secretly from his relatives. (The man was now broken down to nothing, he once was.)
Throughout the story, Willie stated he was a well liked man all around the world. His name was at one time very influential in society, but he carried this thought even in the times it was not. He thought of himself as respected by the big business men, and when...


Assignment On Death Of A Salesman

993 words - 4 pages Death of a Salesman, with its seemingly endless symbolism, tells the story of Willy Loman"'"s final and declining days. During the play Willy Loman, whose pronounced senility conjures up many different viewpoints, interacts with many characters both in the present and in his imagination; one such character is Ben Loman. Willy"'"s elder brother, Ben, is the individual in the play whom Willy admires the most. Ben"'"s distinct representation of

The Election Of 1912 I Was Required To Imagine Voting In The Election Of 1912 And Tell The Story Of How I Chose My Candidate

1568 words - 7 pages family in Northern New Jersey. As a member of his local union, Ed heard the grumblings of some of his co-workers who had voted before and felt that their voices were not being heard. This was going to be Ed's first time voting and he felt it was his duty to look into the beliefs of each party and choose the candidate that he thought would serve his best interests. Ed had heard of the Socialist party before, but was not quite sure what they were all

Death of A Salesman and the American Dream - Loyola Univeristy - Reflection Paper

504 words - 3 pages based on other's perception of him and focuses on achieving monetary successes rather than reaching for something that will make him happy. Willy's fixation on superficial qualities contrast drastically with the traditional interpretation of the American Dream which identifies hard work and perseverance as the key to success. Death of a Salesman is Miller's critique of those who place to much stress on material gain, instead of the more admirable

Watched shows about a show called shark tank and gave it our opinion on the product - Intro to Business - Assigment

663 words - 3 pages motivated her to do this and how much she has sold over time. This was purchased by the panel. I think this was a great idea because it seems she's dedicated to it and already knows what she's doing and it seems as if it good for your face and skin. Although there was great creations, there was one that wasn't. This product was the Bed Rider by George's Conway. First of all, he wasn't even the inventor he was just a salesman. A Bed Rider is added


2112 words - 9 pages by setting up a Privy Council, made up of his most trusted advisors. The members were to have equal powers and were to govern until Edward VI reached the age of eighteen. This council was meant to be balanced between the conservative and radical factions. But by the time of Henry's death, the radical party had gained control.It could be argued that Henry VIII was partly responsible for this, as it was he who had expelled Gardiner and had Norfolk

Assignment On Death Of A Salesman Research

1507 words - 7 pages Death of a Salesman Debate: Research for the Third Point (Negative Team) *Note* I also covered for the debater for this point.Resolved: In Arthur Miller's Play Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman is responsible for the adult lives of his sons, Biff and Happy Loman.Third Point for the Negative Team (Ideas contributed to the debate): As a responsible and excellent father, Willy Loman did his best to guide his sons, especially Biff, to achieve success

Going Against My Parents Authority Why Is It That I Never Do What My Parents Ask Of Me?

499 words - 2 pages not. Let's say I'm watching the television an my mom comes in to tell me to clean my room. Watching TV. seems more important. Then I use the "I'll do it in a second" response to get my parents of my back but "in a second" never seems to come. Later on, mom comes to check up on me and sees that my room is still a mess. She gets upset and starts yelling at me. Once I hear her raise her voice, there's something that triggers in my brain that

Examine The Presentation Of Aziz And Fielding In Part I Of "A Passage To India"

1244 words - 5 pages have, including the occasion when they first meet. There appears to be a slightly playful, teasing element at this stage, which perhaps sets the tone for what is intended to be perceived as a very close relationship, "Guess what I look like before I come out. That will be a kind of game" and one which perhaps has slight homo-erotic undertones; although this element is not really prominent and it would be a mistake to place too much emphasis here

She's with Me by jessica Cunsolo - Write a summaru on a story of your choice - Summary

455 words - 2 pages for each other’s blood. A topic sentence that states the story and the conflict (man vs man). The lead in to the quote of first story. “A moment more and I fettered him to the granted wall,.throwing the links about his waist, it was but the work of a few seconds to secure it… ” (Poe,). Two sentences to analyze/ explain. (Montresor strained to chain him up as Fortunato tried to resist.) Introduction to next quote of the next story. “The two

The Friend I Never Knew. A Creative Writing Piece That Is Meant To Be Surround The Theme, "The New Neigbours"

1586 words - 7 pages Free almost never a smile on each face, nor was there ever any sign of satisfaction in their eyes.I looked forward to seeing them at school, I thought, maybe we could become friends and then walk to school together. But, when school started late that August, they weren't there the first day; they weren't there the second day, or the third. My mom told me that they must have been home schooled. There were nights when that once empty house, seemed to take

The Essay, My Dad, Was Written During My First Year Of College As A Creative Writing Assignment. I Choose To Compose Upon A Memory From My Childhood

711 words - 3 pages her what the term biological meant. She responded kind of dumbfounded because of course that term is pretty broad when it comes to defining it. Then, I asked her what a biological father was. She explained that it was like my dad. I gave a confused look and just walked away.A few days later, I went to my mom and asked to see my birth certificate. Of course she allowed me to see it. I made sure it said my dad's name next to father and to my surprise

Death Of A Salesman Vs. Hamlet

736 words - 3 pages scene enraged and ready to kill Hamlet for what he's done,and just when you thought things couldn't get any worse, unbeknownst to Hamlet,Claudius has been plotting to kill him. Talk about your bad days.A duel takes place between Hamlet and Laertes where Laertes, using a poison-tipped sword, cuts Hamlet, thus giving way for his impending death. Hamlet eventuallygets hold of the sword and kills Laertes, then kills King Claudius. Just as the play

Discussing The Analysis Of Success In Arthur Miller's "Death Of A Salesman"

864 words - 4 pages Success is one of many themes in "Death Of A Salesman". There are many perspectives of what success is and how to achieve it. Arthur Miller uses the beliefs of several characters, especially Willy, to illustrate various concepts of success, how to achieve it, and the correlation between happiness and success.Willy believes that one can be a success only if one has a business-related job. He criticizes Biff's ideal job . He says: "How can he find

This Is A Screenplay That My Friend Gave Me. Love It!!

7950 words - 32 pages assistant and ask for mayonnaise. When they say they don't have it, start crying and scream, "Now how am I supposed to paint my toenails?!?" 148. Lay on the floor and do a ground angel 149. Steal their ketchup, go on the counter, smear ketchup all over you and say HELP ME HELP ME! OMG! THE HOTDOG KILLED ME! 150. Start jumping on one of their beds attempt to fall asleep until one guy tells you to get off. Then yell 'HEY! WHAT ARE

Compare and Contrast of symbols in Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar named Desire - IB LIT - Literature paper

1360 words - 6 pages Giovanna Amodio IB LIT 2 Mrs.Marusevich 4/5/2018 “Paper 2” Assessment: Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Façade: an outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality. In both works of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams’ and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, the main characters’ of each play put up what is known as a Façade throughout the entirety