Unformatted text preview: • Been a success all over the world • He was 34 years old when he wrote the play • He wrote it in 6 weeks • Originally the play was to follow chronological order • The Inside of His Head o Miller’s first image of the design was to be an enormous head the height of the proscenium arch which would open up, and we would see the inside of his head. Tragedy Aristotle felt that only characters of noble birth could be tragic heroes Willy is not a pleasant person or a noble person Willy wants to be well-liked, but as an audience we find it difficult to like a person who whines, complains, and accepts petty immorality as a normal way of life. Despite his character, we are still awed by his fate....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- Death of a Salesman