Books and Movies Reviews

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman is a play by Arthur Miller. It takes place in New York. Itis about a man named Willy Loman. He has been traveling salesman for the Wagner Company for 34 years. He has a wife named Linda, and two sons named Biff and Happy. Happy lives in New York, and works in a department store. After 14 years, Biff finally comes home, looking for a job in New York.Willy is so happy that his sons are with him, that he decides to ask his Boss if he can have a job in New York, rather than New England. Instead, Willy gets
fired. Willy then asks his friend Charley for fifty dollars, and Charley offers
Willy a good job in New York. Willy refuses, and leaves to go meet his sons in
a restaurant. Later on, after they have gone home, Willy commits suicide,
because with the insurance money, he feels that Biff could be such a magnificent person. Willy Loman came back home after having left for New
England one day. He is a traveling salesman for the Wagner Company. His wife Linda is at home, and he tells her how he hasn’t been able to keep his mind on driving. He starts daydreaming, and his car just swerves off to the side of the road. He asks about their son Biff, who hasn’t been home in over 14 years. He is visiting in New York, and is staying with them. Willy starts daydreaming about when Biff was a senior in high school, and was in a big football game. People were coming from all over to offer him scholarships. But something happened that year, because Biff was never able to find himself.Now that Biff is in New York, him and his brother Happy are trying to think of a job that Biff could get in New York. They decide that he could ask Mr. Oliver, a man Biff used to work for. He wants to ask him for a loan of ten thousand dollars, so that Biff can start his own business. When they tell their father about their plans, Willy is ecstatic. He thinks they could conquer the world. He reminds them that the most important thing in l…

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