- Words: 2182
- Length: 7 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 17682003
Death of a Salesman: Tragedy in Prose
Tragedy, can easily lure us into talking nonsense."
In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, we are introduced to Willy Loman, who believes wholeheartedly in what he considers the promise of the American Dream -- that a "well liked" and "personally attractive" man in business will unquestionably acquire the material comforts offered by modern American life. Willy's obsession with the superficial qualities of attractiveness