Analysis Of Arthur Miller's ' Death Of Salesman '

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Arthur Miller created stories that express the deepest meanings of struggle. Miller is the most prominent twentieth-century American playwrights. He based his works on his own life, and his observations of the American scene. Arthur Asher Miller was born 17 October 1915 in Manhattan, New York city. He was the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland. His parents had a prosperous clothing company. Unfortunately when the stock market crashed, because his family invested all of their money in the market, they lost everything. The family then moved to a small house in Brooklyn. This happened during miller’s teen years, and because of that miller was shaped by the poverty that surrounded him. Miller saw the fragility and vulnerability of humans, when they are faced with a great economic crisis. Miller graduated as an average student from Abraham Lincoln high school. And due to financial reasons, he worked in an auto part warehouse, and during this time he has come across anti-Semitism, which became a major theme of his later work (Marino). After getting rejected two times, Miller got enrolled into the University of Michigan, and he started his career as a playwright at Michigan. In his sophomore year miller wrote No Villain, which is his first play. This play earned him a scholarship money. In his college years, Miller won several awards for writing plays. He graduated from college in 1938, and returned to New York, where he worked as a…
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