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Running head: DEATH OFA SALESMAN 1 Death of a Salesman Adrian D. Austin ENG130.40 Literature and Composition Post University 10/19/2017
DEATH OFA SALESMAN 2 In the “Death of a Salesman” Arther Miller employs the use of conflict and irony to showcase the American dream and the emphasis of success in achieving the dream through the play’s main character, Willy Willy who happens to an old salesman that is struggling to achieve the American dream. Miller uses dialogue to develop the plot and the mood of the story. For instance, through dialogue the aspect of conflict arises whereby Willy’s wife, Linda is concerned about Willy’s age in relation to his job demands; hence, her attempts to try and influence Willy to request for transfer from his boss to work close from home. For instance, when Linda realizes how Willy is fatigued tries to beg him to “Talk to them again [since] there’s no reason why [Willy] can’t work in New York.” In his response,

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