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II.In the second stage of Biff’s circumstances, Biff has the most painful experiences and realizes everything that was said to him were false lies. 1. Biff flunks math and realizes the teacher will not do what he says, and give him 4 points to pass, and so he goes to Boston to find Willy, and tells him “dad, I flunked math” (1820). While Willy continues to tell Biff that he will fix the problem and the teacher will do what they say.2. While Biff is talking to Willy the woman walks out into the room “Can I come in?” (1821) Willy frantically tries to justify the situation “Ah—you better go back to your room. They must be finished painting by now.” (1821)Thus in the second stage of Biff’s circumstances, he understands now that everything that Willy told him were just lies and false promises, and decides to do everything to spite Willy just to make him feel regret. III.In the third stage Biff becomes wiser and realizes that Willy’s guidance all these years were just empty promises. Biff becomes aware of the spiritualistic ways and needs instead of the materialistic.1.Biff realized that “I’m just what I am, that’s all” (1703). Biff realized he was “a dime a dozen” (1703), but Willy could not accept this reality.
2.Biff realizes he was wrong all those years “I stole my way out of every good job since high school,” “And I never got anywhere because you blew me so full of hot air I could never stand taking order from anybody!”(1828)Thus in the third stage Biff becomes aware that he has had misguided values all his life and now has the wisdom to understand it, but not without the sadness.In conclusion Willy Loman, instills materialistic needs and traits in his son, Biff while he has to learn that people have spiritualistic values.