Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman - Greg Coolidge THAR 101 Death Of A...

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Greg Coolidge 7/24/05 THAR 101 Death Of A Salesman This play depicts the struggle of an everyday ordinary man competing to receive the American Dream that every American wants, the ideal job with a perfect family and a nice place to live. I found this play quite catching actually; Like many plays, this one shifts back and forth in time and place. We view much of the Loman family's daily life through the eyes and mind of the father. The play setting is in New York and Boston in the forties. Willy Loman is our main character and we find out in the beginning that he has been taken off salary and been placed on commission, and is unable to pay bills and support his family. He has two sons who are called home by their mother Linda concerning the health of their father, Willy because she is afraid he is going out of it and will not be able to last much longer. His oldest son is Biff for whom Willy really wants to see him succeed big and make something of himself. And Will’s second son Hap or Happy lives across town New York in his own apartment. As Willy is
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