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    A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO THE PENGUIN EDITION OF ARTHUR MILLER’S DEATH OF A SALESMAN By RANDEANE TETU‚ Middlesex Community College‚ Middletown‚ CT A Teacher’s Guide to Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman 2 NOTE TO THE TEACHER The questions‚ exercises‚ and assignments on these pages are designed to guide students’ reading of the literary work and to provide suggestions for exploring the implications of the story through discussions‚ research‚ and writing. Most of the items can be handled

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    Attention Must Be Paid to Death of a Salesman When Arthur Miller wrote "Death of a Salesman" many considered it a modern masterpiece. It has spurred debate among academics and stirred the emotions of hundreds of thousands of audiences and readers alike. However‚ there is a growing trend among many who approach this play to condemn Willy Loman out of hand. Entire new generations of readers feel nothing for the plight of Willy Loman; they believe his actions merit his destruction. Why is this?

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    Contributes to His Downfall In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman‚ the main character‚ Willy Loman is a salesman that believes it is not grades you make but the hands you shake and how well you are liked. Willy was at one time a good salesman but now he can’t make enough money to support his family. Willy’s pride causes him to portray himself as a big shot salesman that is well-liked by everyone. Though Willy is not as a successful salesman as he claims‚ Willy’s tragic flaw of pride contributes

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    The Great American Disillusionment in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Conjecture clouds an American man’s pursuit of success‚ leading to unfortunate ends in Arthur Miller ’s timeless production‚ Death of a Salesman. A post-depression era drama‚ Death of a Salesman challenges its audience to analyze universal components of the American Dream. Most people consider success a collision of past effort‚ future goals‚ and an appreciation for the present. Miller ’s character Willy Loman is convinced

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    Death Of A Salesman In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman‚ Willy is depicted as living in his own world. The play centers around the end of Willy’s life‚ when the real world comes crashing through‚ ruining the false reality he had created for himself and his family. Throughout the play‚ Willy Loman uses the concept of being well liked to build a false image of reality‚ as shown through his teachings to his son‚ what he considers successful‚ and his reasoning for committing

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    Michael Cruz 5/7/12 English Essay Prof. Martin Death of a Salesman When it comes to families‚ all ours are different and what separates our family from the next person is the way we act toward each other. What makes a tight family is how they can communicate with each other‚ not putting one person over the other and treating everyone just as equal. However in”Death of a Salesman’’ by Arthur Miller‚ the Loman family was pure an example of a dysfunctional family

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    Igal Elmaleh Mr. Dunton 11A-3 May 21st‚ 2012 Unit Essay: Death of a Salesman Edmund Spencer once said: “It is the mind that maketh good or ill.” Imagination can lead to ultimate success‚ yet unfortunately‚ it can also lead to complete turmoil. We make sense of our world and move on in life by telling stories. We dream “a little something to get by on‚” as Robert Stone once said. We dream a story for ourselves and mold our lives around the requirements of our dreams. We also use

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    Death of a Salesman Theme of Visions of America While characters such as Willy‚ Linda‚ and Happy believe the U.S. to be a wellspring of easy opportunity and imminent success‚ the 1940s America of Death of a Salesman is crowded‚ competitive and mundane. This contrast sets up an important gap between reality and characters’ aspirations in the play. In the end‚ Willy’s belief that his self-worth is determined by material success destroys him. Death of a Salesman Theme of Dreams‚ Hopes‚ and Plans

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    Death of a Salesman Introduction The declaration of independence declared that every American is born with rights; inalienable rights and freedom that would see home or her achieve the American dream. Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman" is a story of a protagonist‚ Willy Loman‚ who is striving to achieve the dream‚ though he realizes his rights extremely late in his life struggles. According to the American dream fundamental‚ one needed to be industrious and be liked in order to success. Therefore

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    Death of a Salesman To state that the playwright by Arthur Miller‚ Death of a Salesman cannot translate or cross cultural and racial boundaries is complete ignorance and goes against what makes this piece of literature a classic. The timelessness and universality of a work of literature is what makes it great and stand the test of time. If Death of a Salesman did not have this “universality‚” this ability to translate to any audience within any time period then it would not be thought of as classic

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