This paper will synopsize these two plays and then analyze how they were casting a negative light on laissez-faire capitalism with similar ideals to those of Karl Marx. Death of a Salesman Miller’s Death of a Salesman portrays a delusional family headed by Willy Loman, an unsuccessful salesman with unrealistic expectations. After a work trip where he almost crashed multiple times, he and his wife realize that he can no longer commute and decide he should ask his boss for a local job in New York. His son Biff is in town, which he is not exactly ecstatic about because of his farm hand career choice. He feels his son is wasting his time pursuing such a fruitless job when he believes Biff could be a hugely successful salesman like himself.
Shortly after, Trina finds out she has won the lottery. After hearing this, Marcus then becomes jealous and believes he has been cheated out of money that would have be rightfully his if he had married Trina. Trina refuses to touch her money of $5,000. She insists that she and McTeague must live on the earnings from McTeague 's dental practice alone. Though the couple is happy, the friendship between Marcus and Mac deteriorates and catastrophe strikes.
They both cheat on each other and yet they come together at the end of the day and show their fondness and love for one another. “Tom’s got some woman in New York.” (Fitzgerald 15). Daisy and Jordan both know Tom is cheating on Daisy with some woman in the city. While Tom thinks he’s ingenious and doesn’t bring up his mistress when Jay and Daisy try to tell Tom that they want to be together. “‘Even that’s a lie,’ said Tom savagely.
After the scam with the Wilks family money, the king and the duke went to a different town to get money. The duke went directly into town, whereas the king “sold out his chance in [Jim]” for a quick forty dollars. The king treated Jim like garbage: forgetting about everything the poor slave had done for him. The king used Jim as a toy that could be bought or sold. Because of this, readers learned to despise the king and his racist beliefs.
He admits Vera is a special girl but when he went to Chicago the first time, he went with another girl, Pearl Brown. Now, unable to get the money because of certain unscrupulous people and his irresponsibility, Floyd robs a loan office and buys a ticket to Chicago for himself and his girlfriend,
The novel opens by reminding an advice that his father gives to Nick. “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had.” (Fitzgerald, 1925, p. 1). Nick Carraway is from the Midwest, but moves in Long Island for work. He explains that after moving in the West Egg he lived in a house which was at the very tip of the egg, where the more wealthy people live. Nick’s cousin Daisy Buchanan and her husband Tom live in East Egg where they entertained the high society with their friend Jordan.
One of which is the girl who changes his life forever and the other is the girls nurse. The young girls ask for a caddy, which happens to be Dexter’s summer jo to make some extra money, and he decides to quit. When his boss shows up, Dexter informs his boss that he is quitting, due to being “too old.” ““The best -- caddy I ever saw,” shouted Mr. Mortimer Jones over a drink that afternoon. “Never lost a ball! Willing!
Tons of people on a normal day get made fun of because they dont look like others and that they don 't act like other people. In the book A Raisin In The Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry, A african american family living in the suburbs of Chicago pre civil rights movement trying to find a better life outside of their rundown apartment. In the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding Toula changes her appearance to go out and get the guy that she likes and when they see each other and it was love at first sight, Ian and Toula later get married. In the book American Born Chinese written by Gene Luen Yang, Jin changes his appearance because he wanted to fit in and get the girl that everyone likes. Some People think that they don 't fit into society so they change themselves to fit into society.
The author uses style in the story by separating the short story into 6 sections. Fitzgerald in “Winter Dreams” depicts the fantasy of the American dream and how no matter how hard one works, he may never achieve his dream. This short story is about a young and rich man who chases a girl he adores. The beginning starts out with Dexter Green, a caddy for golfers. After he encounters an incident with Judy Jones, he quits his job in search for more.
When examining Bruton’s personality, the reader can sense that he is a sarcastic, hardworking welder that did not succeed in college, but learned about “people that don’t have hearts no bigger than a bird shot” (Gautreaux, 200). He is married to an uninvolved wife and together they have four daughters who each have young illegitimate children: Freddie, Tammynette, Moonbeam, and Nu-Nu. Each Tuesday is like the Tuesday before without any changes. Bruton is left with all of his grandchildren while his wife leaves for the casino, and each daughter is off to their own desire. He does not seem very proud