Death of a Salesman (Plus 2 Related Texts) - Journeys
Willy Loman’s “journey” was a combination of physical and psychological, but mentally he wasn’t moving forward, he seemed to be going in the opposite direction. Willy’s lack of journey showed as his final act was selfish. Willy struggles to survive in a world where time is against him, he is engulfed in his materialistic views which lead him to push everyone away. Miller’s use of literary techniques exposes Willy’s distorted state develops into his motives of suicide.
A major unexpected detour for Willy Loman in Death of a