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Revelation A23PERSONAL RESPONSEDeath of a Salesmanspeaks to readers and viewers about one man's values and hispursuit of a dream. At the play's end, Willy, a broken man, commits suicide rather thanabandon his dream; Happy, his younger son, seems set to follow in Willy's footstepswhile Biff, his older brother, appears to be re-assessing the values, the attitudes, and thedream he absorbed at his father's knee.In a response of two or three pages, discuss what Death of a Salesmansays to youabout values, dreams, goals, and success in our consumer-driven society. Be sure toexplain how accurate you believe Miller's views on these issues are. Support your ideaswith reference to the play itself and your own knowledge and experience of the world.Your response will be graded according to the following scoring guide, adapted from theone that will be used to assess your personal response on Part A of the ELA 30-1 DiplomaExam. You should be familiar with this chart already but take some time now to get toknow it even better.FocusIdeas and ImpressionsPresentationExcellent5Perceptions and/or ideas expressed are insightful, carefully considered, and confident. Support is apt and thoughtfully selected.The writer's voice is engaging, and the tone is effective. Stylistic choices are precise and effective. The unifyingeffect and development are skillfully sustained and fluent.Proficient4Perceptions and/or ideas expressed are thoughtful or considered. Support is relevant, purposeful, or thorough.The writer's voice is distinct, and the tone is well considered. Stylistic choices are specific. The unifying effect and development are coherently sustained and generally fluent.Satisfactory3Perceptions and/or ideas expressed are appropriate. Support is straightforward and generally focused.The writer's voice is matter-of-fact andthe tone is appropriate. Stylistic choices are adequate. The unifying effect and development are clear, conventional, and maintained generally, but coherence may falter.Limited2Perceptions and/or ideas expressed are incomplete, superficial, or unaware. Support is inappropriate and/or repetitive.The writer's voice is ineffective, and the tone is inappropriate. Stylistic choices are inappropriate and/or imprecise. The unifying effect and development are unclear and/or ineffective, and coherence falters.PoorAttempts to express perceptions and/or ideas are only marginally relevant, are confused, or are underdeveloped. Support is lacking The writer's voice is confused and there is no discernible attempt to address the intended audience. Stylistic choices impede
Revelation A231and/or random.communication. The unifying effect and development are absent, irrelevant, frequently unclear, and/or not fluent.

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