Analysis Of Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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Introduction: Arthur Miller’s insight into the psychology of extreme anxiety and his capability to create stories that communicate the deepest meanings of struggle, have made him one of the most extremely regarded and broadly performed American playwrights. He wrote about the pressures of society and family pressures also that were put onto human being. In the materialistic society, there is no humanity. People are self-centered or self-interested. In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, we recognize the condition of human mind and their behavior in the modern society. People want to know their status and we can say they want name and fame but they are not conscious to listen to the voice of their conscience. Willy Loman in “Death of a Salesman” could not follow the change of time and became obsessed with the old values of success dream in the past. Arthur Miller talks about the self-realization or self-knowledge. Miller, who is a Humanitarian at heart, has carved his technique to the vortex of brutality and inequality pervading contemporary society. In American literature, the first attempt to deal consciously with the human problems engendered by cost-effectively and politically distorted societies were made in the first half of the twentieth century by the modern age group. The decays of the forties assume an enormous significance and
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