Verbal Idiosyncrasies In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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Verbal Idiosyncrasies Reflective of Characters’ Mind Verbal idiosyncrasies of their peculiar cast of mind. For example, Willy projects his confusion symbolically he admires two individuals who epitomize values that are equally important to him but incompatible with each other. At one extreme stands Dave Singleman, recipient of a salesman’s highest reward; at the other pole is Willy’s elder brother Ben. Whereas Dave Singleman stands for love and affection (for it is through love what he acquires material gain from his customers), Ben stands for acquisition by force (for Ben acquired goods through force). Willy is a man being torn between the two poles of love and force, of man’s own drive and initiative, cool and calculated effort on one hand, and his environment on the other hand. Fusion of Expressionistic, Realistic and Rhetoric styles Willy’s father loved carpentry; Willy loves gardening and sports; Biff loves sporting and Nature. These are symbolic of man’s basic and fundamental need …show more content…

It should be noted that within effect of flat and cliché-ridden American conversation, many variation are called for, Willy himself is fairly inarticulate; indeed, his inability to put his frustrations into words is a part his generiil inadequacy in dealing with his life, he lets stock phases do his thinking for him. Such reassures himself by means of commercial maxims such as ‘personality always wins the day’, Start big and you’ll end big’ or assertions of conventional attitudes such as ‘A Bman walking in for fifteen thousand dollars does not says’ “Gee!” But Willy does chieve movements of evaluence, for instance when he tells of the aeath of Dave singleton, the eighty four year old salesman, and in his angry demonstrance with Howard. When he says, “you can’t eat the orange and through the peel away-a man is not a piece of

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