In the play the main character willy had trouble doing his job right. Willy was in a good mood, he woke up happy to go see his boss and ask for a job where he’ll stay in one place without having to travel but there were no jobs available, willy desesperante said “i 'm talking about your father! There were promises made across this desk! You 've shouldn’t tell me you got people to see…”(60). After this big fight with his boss he losses his job.
The narrator was embarrassed to friends over because of Doodle’s disability. Doodle’s brother wanted Doodle to walk because he did not want to have to carry him everywhere. The narrator wanted Doodle running by the time school started, so he was not an embarrassment on the playground. Some people believe that a Doodle is responsible for his own death. Doodle is responsible for his own death for many reasons.
“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.
Hamlet and Death of a Salesman may have been written hundreds of years apart, but Shakespeare’s iconic Hamlet is very similar to Arthur Miller’s more contemporary play, Death of a Salesman. From country ideals to father-son relations and even to the concept of death, these two pieces provide perceptive views on many similar issues that revolve around the father son relationships in the play. Shakespeare’s Hamlet revolves around Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, and his motivated need to avenge his father’s murder after his father’s ghost reveals that he was murdered by his brother and current King, Claudius. Meanwhile, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman shadows the story of salesman father Willy, who very much wants his son Biff to succeed in the business world as he had high hopes of his future since he was a young child. The father-son relationships in both of these stories are essential to the success of both these plays.
After losing his job, an insecure man teams up with a pimp to open up his own cuddling business, but hides the truth from his new girlfriend. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: TED (30) works for his father. His job is to watch paint dry. He’s an insecure man and doesn’t have much self-respect. Ted hopes to be promoted to manager one day.
Mr Raymond Dolphus shows another form of resistance in the face of those social norms when he preferred to marry a black woman and have mixed race children cursed to never belonging to either groups so to prevent that from happening he sent the elder one to the north of the country where a change of people’s views is happening .Even with his wealth, he did not chose a bourgeois white woman, his behaviour was measured as pure madness thus he was out-cased from the society. Even though, he can easily leave Maycomb behind him and go anywhere because of his financial prosperity, he chose to stay and try to bend the rules of this town where he’s born and raised by claiming drunkenness cause to him they “ could never, never understand that I live
Willy finds out his dream of being an popular, well respected salesman is impossible and takes his own life. Linda supports Willy despite the abuse and confusion he puts her through with his various attempts to take his own life, with his delirious ramblings and hallucinations, and with his constant deception. Happy still sees his father as a hero and Biff finally begins to grasp the truth of the “American Dream”. When Willy kills himself, all of the Loman family, including Willy, break free from the web of false dreams he spun and begin to understand Willy’s failings. They also realize their own flaws.
Scarlet Ibis “Selfish people tend to only be good to themselves… then are surprised when they are alone”,(unknown).This is how Brother found himself when he abandoned Doodle during a storm. In The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst a child named William Armstrong (Doodle) is born with a medical condition who revokes him the ability to walk. But the selfishness, his Brother has been blinded by makes him want to teach his Brother to walk out of embarrassment “of having a crippled brother.” Therefore Brother is two faced he can be selfish or he can be altruistic to Doodle, which demonstrates how complex brotherly love can be.
Willy lies to Linda about his pay and where he is actually getting it from because he doesn’t want to diminish his pride about not being able to financially support his family, thus failing them(22,41). He lies to Howard about how much money he made in the year 1928 (62). He cheats on Linda to boost his own ego, and lies to Biff saying that the mistress is just a friend and a
The sales become more difficult because no one takes Willy seriously, instead they mock and laugh at him, and it also doesn’t help that his mind wanders off at the worst of time, like when he is driving. That almost caused him to drive into a kid, causing Willy to fill bad. Then there is Biff, the eldest son. Unlike his younger brother Happy, Biff wants nothing to do with his father after learning about Willy’s affair in their trip to Boston. Although both sons are like Willy in deceiving reality to their favor, Biff accepts the life they’ve been living isn’t real, unlike Happy who thrives like his father in his younger years and uses women.
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.
Some people’s ignorance of dreams can be harmful for themselves just like knife is for butter. Santiago’s dream of a treasure in Egypt, for instance, reveals to him his Personal Legend and sets the entire plot of the Alchemist into motion. For Santiago finding treasure wasn’t easy. He had to sacrifice his shepherdess (as he sold his sheep) and work for year at Crystal Merchant’s shop to gain money to travel because he was robbed. Crystal Merchant did not believe in his dream of going to Mecca.