Death Of A Salesman Who Was Responsible For Willy's Downfall Essay

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Like many Americans, Willy works his whole life trying to be a salesman to be able to provide for his family. Willy unwillingness to change, and over-relying on his charisma to lead him to become prosperous is the one of the primary cause of his downfall. The ideals of success that Willy pushes onto his sons seem preposterous. In Willy’s mind, neither of his two sons were able to live up to the expectation he had for them. From my point of view, I believe he wanted live through his sons and actually, have them fulfill his belief of success. Biff and Willy are obviously harboring dislike feelings towards one another because Willy been living in Biff shadow his whole life, but neither are willing to bring the reason into the light. Similarly to Willy, many of us share his dream of success. Being able to have Successful children, perfect and a happy stay-at-home mother these are all aspect that is associated with Willy’s story. Even though everyone knows that the children are not always successful, there are…show more content…
Unlike many people, Willy was able to find his hero his pride was bigger than himself Willy denied help and tries to become the hero in his existence. He is one of those people who want to accomplish everything without the help of others, his character 's ambition to be better than his only friend is cause confliction within himself and the dislike towards his oldest son failure of not make something out of himself. Sometimes ambition can work in your favor by transforming a person and cause them to become motivated and hard-working, with high standards and morals. In contrary, it can tear a person down, to the point of near insanity that results from the wild, hopeless chase after an unreachable lifestyle. In "Death of a Salesman", the author uses many different characters to contrast the difference between success and failure within the

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