Howard constantly blames Willy for lack of buyers and daily reminds him of workmate Dave Singleman who is a great salesman. Because of his failures at work, Willy regards himself as a failure and an average salesman in his thoughts. “Willy Loman 's attempt at a flattering mythological allusion turns out to be just as inept as his business advice. It parallels his inability to see deeply into anything, be it ancient myth, modern commerce, or even the demands of fatherhood." Willy is becoming a liability to Howard 's business and his old age is catching up significantly reducing his productivity.
The struggles he faces are of how he acts towards his sons. His mind is playing tricks on him, making him think that Biff is still a teenager who just wants to have fun and mess around until the last minute were he should get a job. He feels like a failure to his sons because he gets fired from his job and can 't afford to pay off anything or collect any money to support the family. He ends up arguing with Biff about how he should find a job and become a better
With everything going on in David life he felt sorry the most with what was with his father and what he had to deal with when he was a young boy, Although there relationship isn 't so close Wes and his fathers was worst. "I suddenly felt sorry for my father- not as he stood before me at the moment, but as a boy"(David,115). Wes didn’t have a close relationship with his father and that lead to Wes not knowing how to get close to his son. If Wes didn’t know how a relationship was supposed to be with a father and a son how would he be able to provide that for his son. Wes does love and care for his son but they both don’t have a close connection with one another.
Throughout the play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller we see first hand what the thought of the American dream can do to a hard working man such as Willy Loman. Craig L. Thomas once said that “You stuff someone into the American Dream, and it becomes a prison.” What he means is that sometimes when people work hard and stay determined they don’t always end up on the wealthy side, and Death of a Salesman displays just that. Willy worked hard all his life and was determined to provide for his family. After a few years of working hard however, he starts to run into some economic struggles. In the beginning of the play wee see Willy’s sons, Biff and Happy, on the same path as their father.
We all agree that the choices of the parents are extremely significant thus its influence on their children. In the short story "The Father" by Hugh Garner, John Purcell has his own choices in his relationship with his son and in his life. The father in the story is a soldier who doesn 't pay much attention to his family, especially, his son. Then, he realizes he has been an unfit father
He tries to teach him to be tough because that’s how he knew to grow up. He’s Always talking about facing the devil, symbolizing his dad. Since troy doesn’t know how to love properly, or be loyal, he isn’t loyal to rose. He’s selfish in thinking that he deserves more than rose does. He looks for happiness in another female because he thinks he’s fulfilling his duty of being a man because he provided materials to his family.
Mistakes Every Human Makes Generally, fathers are described as the most caring yet dominant male figure in one’s life. However, in both The Kite Runner and “Forgiving Our Father,” these fathers are portrayed in an awful light. In this context, “an awful light” highlights the wretched qualities these fathers have. For majority of his childhood, Amir had not felt much approval growing up. In Afghanistan where fathers are the heads of the family, this lack of approval devastates Amir.
Okonkow was bit worried and in fear since his father was not hardworking and successful man in the society. In the village his father seems to be weak and has debt for everybody. Bed reputation by his father to fear in his life and he doesn’t want to be like his father. He wants to take over his father’s action and he wants now to be wealthier in the society. He always demands his family members always to work hard for long duration of time despite their capability and the ages to get more wealth and elf sufficient.
Between the two plays, both the protagonist, Willy and Troy shows their own way of raising their son. However, Willy is more supportive with Biff’s dream while Troy become a hindrance with Cory’s dream which is to be a player. In “Death of a Salesman” Biff is his dad 's favorite. Youthful, good looking, solid, clever, and brimming with desire, Biff will surprise the world, and Willy plans to living vicariously through him. Miller shows in the play the father like Willy who believes that being “the man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead” (21; Act 1), with Biff being the captain in their football team, his dad believes so much to his abilities that he will be a successful man and a professional football player someday.
The sons teach the father, by bringing him face-to-face with his failure as a father and a failure to step up as the ‘’ King of the travellers ‘’ to the people of the travelling community. He wallowed in self-pity which, then in urn le to his own destruction. His obsession with his loss shattered his family and left in him exile. His two young sons and the horse act as a guiding light to return him to original sense of self. At the end of the film, Papa Reilly is now in a position who can teach his two young sons everything that they need to know: love, respect and the importance of family in one’s life.