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Teaching

Willy Loman Tragic Dreamer in

Words: 568
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

illy also wants to be a successful father so that his sons will be successful as well. illy especially wants his son, Biff, to succeed. Biff has inherited some…

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Teaching

Willy Loman's Failures as a Husband Employee

Words: 1288
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Willy Loman's Failures as a Husband, Employee, and Father in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman (1949), depicts the slow disintegration of…

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Family and Marriage

Willy Loman - Illusions of

Words: 1446
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Willy depends on influence, personality, and people liking him. The trouble is, old age has robbed him of these -- if he ever had them -- so he's living…

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Term Paper

Sports - Women

Willy Loman Pecola Breedlove and

Words: 1263
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would…

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Essay

Plays

Willy Loman S Fate Death of a Salesman

Words: 1440
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Fate and Responsibility: Death of a Salesman At the end of Death of a Salesman, a number of Willy Loman's closest friends and relatives, including his wife Linda and…

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Literature

Character Analysis of Willy Loman From Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

Words: 2426
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

protagonist illy Loman from Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. The writer provides the reader with an exploratory journey through the character of illy Loman including his strengths, weaknesses…

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Family and Marriage

Death of a Salesman Willy Loman Is

Words: 374
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is the main character in Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman. However, there are other important characters in the story. One of…

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Essay

Plays

Willy and Linda S Relationship Death of a Salesman

Words: 688
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Death of a Salesman: The Relationship Between Linda and Willy The marriage between Linda and Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman is typical of the early…

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Essay

Plays

Death of a Salesman Willy and the American Dream

Words: 882
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Exchange at the End of Act Two: THE WOMAN: I just hope there's nobody in the hall. That's all I hope. To Biff: Are you football or baseball? BIFF:…

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Literature

Real Tragedy of Miller's Death

Words: 1542
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

He continued to repeat the same behavior without at least trying to do something different. His dream probably kept him alive a little longer than he might have lived…

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Plays

Death of a Salesman Truth and Lies

Words: 1059
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

masterful aspects of Death of a Salesman is the extent to which playwright Arthur Miller leaves it ambiguous regarding Willy Loman's culpability for his own condition. On one hand,…

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Family and Marriage

Arthur Miller the American Dream

Words: 1523
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"(Miller, 96) However, even if it can appear that illy's death is a further failure and humiliation, Happy points out at his funeral that Loman had the braveness to…

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Family and Marriage

Death of a Salesman by

Words: 1938
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Critic Heyen says, "There is no question but that the play is elusive. As Miller himself has said, 'Death of a Salesman is a slippery play to categorize because…

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Family and Marriage

Death of a Salesman by

Words: 1128
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Finally, there is a sense of release or uplifting at the end of the play. Linda's comment, "We're free" (Miller 1054) seems to encapsulate the family's struggles and inner…

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Literature

Girls in Bikinis From A& p

Words: 1911
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This skilled use of ironic prose is also observable in "A Jury of her Peers" by Susan Glaspell, as when the woman who has just committed murder tells the…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Tragedy and the Common Man He Contemplates

Words: 459
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Tragedy and the Common Man," he contemplates the idea that only the wealthy, noble characters can fully understand tragedy, and therefore appreciate it. That thought is not a reflection…

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Family and Marriage

Father and Son Relationships

Words: 1585
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Father and Son Relationships Though written from very different perspectives, "Death of a Salesman" and the Namesake share a number of important similarities, particularly with regard to similar messages…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

American Dream in Arthur Miller's Death of

Words: 1635
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American Dream" in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" with References to Mark Twain and Henry Thoreau Arthur Miller's play entitled "Death of a Salesman" is a story about…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Death of a Salesman as a Tragedy as Defined by Aristotle

Words: 2818
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

drama is tragic not only because of Willy Loman's suicide, but because he has left his family with nothing, and his sons with no hopes and abilities of their…

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10 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Miller and Eliot on Beauty Comparing and

Words: 3310
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Miller and Eliot on Beauty Comparing and Contrasting "Beauty" in Miller and Eliot Arthur Miller and T.S. Eliot are two 20th century American playwrights. hile the latter is more…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Death of a Salesman by

Words: 2390
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Though he hated his father's beliefs and principles, iff inevitable became the victim of these misguided ideals, and like Willy, eventually became a failure. iff was not able to…

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Essay

Literature

Death of a Salesman Critique

Words: 1442
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Death of a Salesman In order for a family to be fully and healthily functioning, it has to be honest and communicative, supportive and nurturing. The Loman family, however,…

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Term Paper

Business - Advertising

Role Playing vs Reality in

Words: 1074
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

All along, Miller's salesman was creating a tableau vivant, in his work and in his family. If you put the right characters on stage, you create the right image.…

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Essay

Literature

Death of a Salesman

Words: 675
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" Perhaps no other play in American history has captured the essence of the nation's collective consciousness during a particular era than Arthur Miller's…

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Literature

Death of a Salesman the

Words: 998
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

And this is perhaps the most important underlying notion of Miller's play. The American Dream, which can perhaps be seen as the principle at the heart of the work,…

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Term Paper

Teaching

Miller's Death of a Salesman

Words: 817
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Biff deliberately gives up all chances of graduating from high school, and leaves his college dreams behind. For a long time, Biff feels some anxiety about his chosen lifestyle…

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Essay

Literature

Tragedy as a Form of

Words: 1047
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

As a king in ancient Greek literature, Oedipus was required to have a dramatically catastrophic fall, while modern literature needs a tragic hero who is an "everyman." But both…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Arthur Miller the Tragic Existence

Words: 1154
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Willy suffers from the consequences of the internal and external conflicts in his life. One of the antagonists in this story is the false promise of the American Dream,…

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Urban Studies

Miller Death of a Salesman

Words: 868
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death of a Salesman is the story of Willy Loman and his obsession with personal attractiveness, financial success and popularity as the most important traits in life, and the…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Death of a Dream Arthur

Words: 1256
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Throughout the play, Willy longs for the wealth, privilege, and equality the America was alleged to have been built upon until he can no longer deny that the promises…

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Essay

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Zeroing in on Seven Iconic Plays

Words: 3745
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Pygmalion -- George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw -- one of the most well regarded playwrights -- wrote this comedy and first presented it to the public in 1912.…

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Research Paper

Family and Marriage

Truth Behind the American Dream

Words: 1286
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

He blames his father his personal failure because he, "blew me so full of hot air I could never stand taking orders from anybody! That's whose fault it is!"…

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Teaching

Father Doesn't Know Best A

Words: 565
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

He realizes that he has no direction and instead of facing it and doing something about it, he lashes out at his father. Fred Ribkoff asserts that Biff inherited…

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Essay

Literature

Oedipus and Death of a

Words: 985
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

i.148-9) his actions will cause, Oedipus sits in oblivion. He refuses to listen to his wife and brazenly tells her, "I will not listen; the truth must be made…

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Native Americans

Flight to Canada Death of a Salesman Flight

Words: 747
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Flight to Canada/Death of a Salesman Flight to Canada, written in 1976 by Ishmael Reed, is sort of an atypical slave narrative taking place in the antebellum south (however,…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Death of a Sales Man

Words: 1695
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" and the death of the American Dream: The play "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller shows the falseness of the American dream,…

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Creative Writing

Literature

Self-criticism I Once Heard Cornel

Words: 1398
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

hat you do in life, good, bad, otherwise, comes back to haunt you. And the suicide of Robert X is an embodiment of that lesson. In reading about this…

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Business

Decent Man in Death of

Words: 649
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The writer's intention was most probably to emphasize how certain behavior can lead to a terrible outcome. This is obvious through harley, considering that he too is a business…

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Essay

Literature

Alienation in Different Works of Literature Alienation

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Alienation in Different orks of Literature Alienation is a common theme in many works of literature -- in many genres, across many periods, and of many different forms. The…

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Term Paper

Literature

Carl Sandburg Ambrose Bierce Stephen

Words: 2254
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In a fighting scene, we see how he is filled with an "intense hate" (111) and when he "was firing, when all those near him had ceased. He was…

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Research Paper

Literature

Death of a Salesman by

Words: 1681
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Biff, by no means, was him a lazy bum, he had many different jobs before, but did not stay long at any of them, so he was not a…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Arthur Miller's Play Death of

Words: 870
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The truth is simply too difficult to accept, so he turns a blind eye to it. For illy, denial is easier than reinventing a new life. He believes that…

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Term Paper

Literature

Oedipus the King by and

Words: 1446
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sophocles writes, "Tiresias: That's your truth? Now hear mine: honor the curse your own mouth spoke. From this day on, don't speak to me or to your people here.…

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Essay

Film

Compare and Contrast for the Death of a Salesman

Words: 920
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Death of a Salesman The three principle ways that one can experience a drama are through reading it, watching it on stage, and watching film adaptations. All three of…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Linda in Death of a

Words: 390
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She says, "It seems to me that you're just on another trip. I keep expecting you. Willy dear, I can't cry" (Miller 1054). She cannot cry because she has…

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Essay

Plays

Death of a Salesman

Words: 1642
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Arthur Miller's Play Death Of A Salesman (1949) Thematic Analysis One of the central themes in the Author Miller's play, Death of a Salesman, is the concept of the…

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Essay

Plays

Willie the Piano Lesson

Words: 643
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Death of a Salesman and the Piano Lesson Comparison and Contrast of Willy Loman and Charley and Boy Willie and Berniece Some individuals are under the impression that physical…

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Term Paper

Literature

Structure of Ancient and Modern Dramas to

Words: 816
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

structure of ancient and modern dramas to highlight their differences and similarities. The paper also shows how drama evolved over the centuries with references to Greek, Elizabethan and Modern…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Generation Conflict and the American Dream

Words: 777
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller, and "The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts" by Maxine Hong Kingston. Specifically, it will discuss conflict between generations and…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Business

Messages of the Book the

Words: 2748
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Assessing Temptation #3: Choosing Certainty over Clarity Choosing certainty can paralyze a company and slow its progress to a grinding halt. The tendency to be very thorough and analytical…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Raisin in the Sun the

Words: 776
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

alter's desire for financial success and his stories of rich white people are a metaphor for the self-respect he lacks in himself. It's easy to say that alter should…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Physics

Making the Familiar Unfamiliar

Words: 2199
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Familiar-Unfamiliar Part of the process of staging a play is to make the familiar unfamiliar, to isolate elements so as to suggest reality, the familiar, in an unfamiliar way.…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Business - Advertising

Sales Ethics

Words: 2496
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Marketing is a multi-faceted discipline within business that incorporate a wide number of theories, philosophies and techniques. All are geared towards a simple objective -- to increase sales. This…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Loss of Identity in The Hairy Ape

Words: 1786
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

loss affects not just Yank, who wrestles with it throughout the play, but perhaps also Yank's shipmates, Mildred and her aunt, the rich people on Fifth Avenue, the prisoners,…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Play Death of a Salesman

Words: 1339
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Willy knew if he accepts his wife support, he would have to move on and change for the better, which did not fit his idea of being happy because…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Willie Lowman and Oedipus as

Words: 1487
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

His failure at both appears to perpetuate each other: his failure as provider translates to his failure as business and family man, and indeed to his failure as American…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Failed American Life Depicted in

Words: 1177
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Even when has the opportunity to make things better, he does not act. He refuses Charley's job offer because it seems easier to ask for money than it is…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Significance of Music in the Death of a Salesman

Words: 790
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death of a Salesman The Death of Salesman is about an individual who in pursuit of the great American Dream, miserably fails, as he is addicted to his false…

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Term Paper

Music

Songs From the Musical Oklahoma Specifically it

Words: 732
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

songs from the musical "Oklahoma!" Specifically, it will include an analysis of "I'm Just a Girl who can't Say No." How does the song transition from the text? What…

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