Wealth In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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Willy’s desire to grasp wealth by the hands led to his downfall and immediate failure which he failed to run from. He stopped caring about what he could achieve and only focused on what he wanted to achieve. In Death of a Salesman, Willy grudgingly accepted his situation by contemplating, “After all the highways, and the trains, and the appointments, and the years, you end up more worth than alive” (Miller 98). Surprisingly, Willy managed to stay on top of his insurance premiums even though he worked a no-paying job. The money of the insurance premiums would go directly to his family in the case of his death. Willy had a chance in improving his self-worth but refused the job, deluding himself into thinking he lived a better life than what he

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