Short Writing 7a.docx

Short Writing 7a.docx - Childress 1 Jared Childress Amy...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

Childress 1 Jared Childress Amy Riddell ENC 1102 26 th March 2018 Short writing 7 Discuss Willy’s dementia as a symbol of his vulnerability and of the consequences of the corrupt values that he has embraced in his life. Willy holds a belief and thereby is enticed by an American dream of easy success and wealth. He cannot achieve it, and his son does not have hope that one day they will succeed where he has failed before. According to Willy, he refuses to accept that he is not a popular success and end up retreating into the memories where he perceives himself as a successful man. Exemplified in the memory of Biffs’ last football game where his son Biff promised to make for him a touchdown. Moreover, this runs in his mind and goes ahead telling the story to his customers. Therefore, Willy’s dementia is a symbol of his vulnerability. More so, Willy is full of contradiction right away from the start where he labeled his son Biff as “a lazy bum” then again contradicts himself and call him “a hard worker.” This kind of thinking is a symbol of
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern