The main character Willy had big dreams and ideas for his family future. He maybe saw himself in one of his son’s named Biff, Willy wanted him to be a great worker on the business world but after Biff failed math he believed that he had ruined his life. In Willy’s eyes biff failing
He lost this dreams that he was chasing in high school. At the start of the play, Willy and Biff’s relationship is not very good because Willy cannot accept Biff to be soeone working in a farm; he wants him to be in the business world. For Willy, being successful is the most important thing in a man’s life and Willy thinks that money can show if a man is successful or not. But Biff just want to work in a farm and be with those animals everyday, and he is really pleased when he is doing that, Biff thinks that in a man’s life, happiness is more important than money. Willy and Biff fight against each other because they don’t understand each other.
At the end of the novel, when they want to sell the land is when I believe that is when they challenge practices. The land is Wang Lung’s life and blood. In the text it states, “‘If you sell the land, it is the end.’... ‘Rest assured, our father, rest assured. The land is not to be sold.’
Of Mice and Men is a novella written by the John Steinbeck. George and Lennie are two characters trying to achieve The American Dream, which is basically owning a piece of land, however they first have to earn the money and stay out of trouble. George and Lennie find a place where they can work, but George has to keep and eye out and make sure Lennie doesn't get in trouble like they did in Weed. (I STILL DONT HAVE ANY IDEA AS TO WHAT TO WRITE IN THE THESIS STATEMENT BUT ILL SAVE THAT FOR TOMORROW) Crooks is defined as a negro stable buck who is lonely, isolated, and alienated because of the color of his skin.
In his essay he states, “ Just as George and Lennie dream of a better life on their own farm, the Great Plains farmers dreamed of finding a better life in California. ”(Scarseth’s, 2). In this situation, it was all men for themselves. Yet somehow this was not the case for George and Lennie. Like Scarseth’s had said, both George, Lennie, and the Great Plains farmers all had dreams of a better future for themselves even though their dreams varied from one another.
Biff is the favorite son to Willy, lost and not sure how to become successful, struggling to find himself. In his play, Arthur Miller portrays to his audience, that sometimes dreaming can be a hindrance to one 's life, by asking the question: At what point does someone live a
“The man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead” (33). In Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller uses foil characters to elucidate Willy’s flaws that ultimately prevent him and his family from succeeding. The contrast between Charley and Willy and Bernard and Biff serves to highlight how Willy’s obsession with achieving his version of the American Dream impacts both his life and his children’s. His poor values are passed on to his children producing even more failures. ¬¬¬¬Both Charley and Willy work as salesmen, however Charley represents what Willy desired to become – successful.
He is a salesman with big dreams for himself and his two sons. Happy and Biff are expected to follow in their father’s footsteps and be salesman. Biff and Willy kind of butt heads around this idea. Biff knows he can’t fulfill his dad’s dreams for him and Willy won’t take no for an answer. Willy suffers disappointment from his job and hopes Biff can outshine him.
"Troy was destined to a tenant farmer father who was disappointed by the way that each product took him further into obligation. The father knew himself as a disappointment and took it out on everybody, including Troy" (pg. 1). Growing up he immediately took in the estimation of work and the thought that a man assumes liability for his family regardless of how troublesome circumstances possibly. As a
In addition to working together, the narrator shows a level of respect for the neighbor’s opinion by not speaking ill to him. The narrator wants to question the neighbors statement, “good fences make good neighbors” (Perkins 80) and also discuss who it offends. While not trying to sway the man openly, he hopes the neighbor will change his opinion. The neighbor does not try to persuade the narrator either, only repeating his father’s statement at the end of the poem. The narrator would not even know the neighbor’s opinion if they did not meet once a year to fix the
They believe that Ponyboy should give up his dreams of a bright future to get an occupation in his current neighborhood to help his brothers pay for necessities. Instead, Ponyboy must live up to the expectations Darry has for him. In The Outsiders, Ponyboy, thinking about Darry, stated, “He was going somewhere. And I was going to be like him. I wasn’t going to live in a lousy neighborhood all my life” (138).
In “Death of a Salesman” & “The Tragedy of Macbeth” by Arthur Miller, the character Willy Loman on the modern america, in the 1940’s as cars and appliances ar be made willy is constantly to maintain the best in family as he slowly starts to lose his mind in the world it’s clear that willy only cares about one thing is that it’s keeping up with the people around him. In the book Death of a Salesman Willy hallucinates about his brother and about his family in the past when they were doing so good with money. Willy Loman has a hard time between reality and illusion, so does lady macbeth’s husband.