perspectives it may or may not be a joyous event. Not to say that death should be
celebrated, just to point out that life may have been a more dramatic experience.
For my first novel in G.T. I read Death of a Salesman, a play written by Arthur
Miller. Arthur Miller was born in 1915, in New York City. His parents were well To do
until the depression. He attended college where he won three drama prizes. Death of a
Salesman was his their Broadway play.
The play Death of A Salesman was an extremely confusing play, it was a dialogue
between a family of people. There were numerous flashbacks used to illustrate things that
happened in the past. The overall purposeof the flashbacks was to describe the situation
that Willy Loman, the main character, was dillusional. I feel that in this the characters of
this book are well described. The author describes Willy was an average man with a
somewhat normal life. His wife Linda is loving and like any woman she sticks by her man.
Happy and Biff are Willy and Linda's sons. The play takes place when Biff and Happy
come to visit their parentsfor a couple of days.
The play is reality that most books and movies do not display. It shows an average
american family struggling to get by. In the play it is apparent that the characters have
strong dreams and aspirations. It is also obvious that they have not yet succeeded in
accomplishing them. Quite a few events happen that prove, no matter how hard someone
tries, in society things change and it is hard to reach full potential.
The authors of the play puts more reality into the central theme of the play. People
get old and begin to do odd things such as talk to people that are not there or people that
only exists in their minds. Throughout the play Willy would have conversations with
people that he believed were there, but they really were not. Willy strived to be... [continues]
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