Importance Of The American Dream In Death Of A Salesman

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Manal S. ElNassery Dr. William E. Kinnison ENG 214- Introduction to Literature March 12th, 2018 It is all about the American Dream How can people influence others’ dream? Do all people have the same American dream? Over the course of history, the American dream had many different meanings and versions but first, a question arises; what is the American dream? The American dream is the idea that a man can achieve success in his own life, turn all his dreams to reality and be a useful member in his community. As any life aspect, the American dream has been developed and changed as life goes on. The preliminary dream was about freedom and equality but the modern dream is about the financial and occupational success. In “Death of A Salesman”, Miller reveals some thoughts, first; he started saying that we all have dreams which are different. He showed how these dreams could control one’s life. And he illustrated how a man can influence other’s dreams if they have a special relationship. Willy Loman, the main character in “Death of A Salesman”, a good-looking man, with a charisma, has his own American dreams of living a perfect life since he was a child. When he was child, he dreamed of being a salesman like Dave Singleman. Dave Singleman was a successful salesman who could make his income easily and quickly. Everyone loved him, “when I met a salesman in the Parker House. His name was Dave Singleman. And he was eighty-four years old, and he’d drummed merchandise in thirty-one
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