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Although in the play it doesn’t say whether or not the Loman family got the insurance money, itdoes clarify the confusion about the American Dream that Willy had, and in consequence the influence thatit had on his sons. But what we have to remember is that Willy has been thirty five years in the sellingbusiness. He is definitely a professional in what he does, so “He is a salesman! He’s trying to sell us thewrong dreams!” but he was only one who bought (Heyen 51). The bad part of this is that because of hisobsession with the business success dream he destroyed and dismantles his family in the process.Thought and UnderstandingSupporting EvidenceForm and StructureMatters of ChoiceMatters of CorrectnessExcellent5Ideas are insightful, demonstrating a comprehension of subtle distinctions in the literary text(s) and the topic. Literary interpretations are perceptive and illuminating.Support is explicit, precise, and deliberately chosen to reinforce the student's ideas in a deliberate and judicious way. A strong connection to the student's ideas is maintained.An effective arrangement of ideasand/or details contributes to a fluent, controlled, and shaped discussion that concludes skillfully. The unifying effect and/or controlling idea is successfully sustained, integrated, and coherently presented.Diction is precise and effective. Syntactical structures are effective and sometimes polished. Stylistic choices contribute to a confident composition with a convincing voice.This writing demonstrates confidencein control of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics. The relative absence of error is impressive considering the complexity of the response and the circumstances.Proficient4Ideas are thoughtful, demonstrating a well-considered comprehension of the literary text(s) and the topic. Literary interpretations are revealing and convincing.Support is relevant, accurate, and occasionally deliberately chosen to reinforce the student's ideas in a logical and clear way. A clear connection to the student's ideas is maintained.A considered arrangement of ideasand/or details contributes to a competent, controlled discussionthat concludes appropriately. The unifying effect and/orcontrolling idea is sustained and coherently presented.Diction is specific. Syntactical structures are generally effective. Stylistic choices contribute to a competent composition with a capable voice.This writing demonstrates competence in control of correct sentence construction, usage, grammar, and mechanics. Minor errors in complex language structures are understandable considering the circumstances.Satisfactory3Ideas are relevant and straightforward, demonstratinga generalized comprehension of the literary text(s) and topic.