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"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

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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 ladies ...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 he...

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