A Delusional Father In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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A delusional father. A failed son. A broken home. The problematic situations of a troubled family in their day-to-day affairs and in their relationships with one another. In the drama, Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller analyzes the topic of fathers and sons. He states that Biff, son of Willy Loman, was greatly impacted by his father's deceptions and as a result, remained shattered and a failure in life. His father, a struggling salesman, held the wrong dreams and passed those dreams onto his son. Biff credulously believed in Willy and was led to follow in his father’s footsteps. Throughout the play, Biff believed his father's delusions and followed his philosophy, whether or not they are well-liked determines an individual’s success.
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