Death of a Salesman

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Death of a salesman……………………………………………………………

1. Plot………………………………………………………………………………… 2. Characters………………………………………………………………………. 3. A Study on Willy Loman’s Fate ………………………………………. 4. Compare with American dream and China urban      dream……………………………………………………………………………… 5.  Anti---Hero      who is the anti- hero? ........................................................ 6. Anti--Hero 1.Definition……………………………………………………………………… 2.Further reading…

引言:
Abstract death of salesman, written by American dram artist Arthur Miller, is one of three great tragedies. He believes that the protagonist in the drama should be the common people. In his eyes, ordinary people can not only most profoundly reflect the true social status, and can make the reader feel dramatic social significance. It tells about the story of an ordinary salesman Willy Loman who has been intoxicated with American Dream and has lost his life for it.

Plot
This story is probably spoken: Willy Loman returns home and cancelled business trip, he displayed be tired out. Wiley's wife, she worried about his recent state of mind is not too good of reckless driving, she told his boss Howard Wagner Te offered Wiley a job in their hometown, so he couldn't go on the trip. Willy complains to Linda that their son, Biff, has yet to make good on his life. Despite Biff's promise as an athlete in high school, he flunked senior year math and he never went to college. Biff and his brothers, they stayed with Wiley and Linda, their memories of his childhood. They discuss their father's mental degeneration, which they have witnessed by his constant vacillations and talking to him. When Wiley came in, He saw his two children are no achievement and feel angry. The next day, Biff and happy to appease told their father Wiley, and they want to do business.

The next day, Wiley went to discuss business with his boss, then he ask for a his town's works for his son,Biff , but without success. Willy gets angry and ends up getting fired when the boss tells him he needs a rest and can no longer represent the company. Biff has been waiting for, see previous employers who remember him, let him go to work. Biff impulsively steals a fountain pen. Willy then goes to the office of his neighbor Charley, where he runs into Charley's son Bernard, now he is a successful lawyer; Bernard tells him that Biff originally wanted to do well in summer school, but something happened in Boston when Biff went to visit Willy that changed his mind.

Happy, Biff, and Willy meet for dinner at a restaurant, but Willy refuses to hear bad news from Biff. Happy tries to get Biff to lie to their father. Biff tried to tell him why Wiley be ablaze with anger into flashback, what happened in Boston biff and Wiley. Willy had been seeing a young woman on a sales trip when Biff arrived at the hotel. From that moment, Biff's view of his father changed and set Biff adrift.

Biff left the restaurant, followed by the happy and two girls are very happy. They are confused and uneasy to leave, only Wiley himself in the restaurant. When they later return home, their mother angrily confronts them for abandoning their father while Willy remains talking to himself outside. Biff goes outside to try to reconcile with Willy. The discussion quickly escalates into another argument, at which point Biff forcefully tries to convey to his father that he is not meant for anything great, that he is simply ordinary, insisting that they both are. The feud culminates with Biff hugging Willy and crying as he tries to get him to let go of the unrealistic dreams he still carries for Biff and wants instead for Willy to accept him for who he really is. He tells his father he loves him.

Rather than listen to what Biff actually says, when Willy realizes his son has forgiven him and thinks Biff will now pursue a career as a businessman. Willy kills himself, he is intentionally crashed the car died. In this way, Biff can use Wiley's life insurance money to...
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