Arthur Miller 's Death Of A Salesman

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Willy Loman is just an average man who has reflects what was known as the American values in order to be successful. Willy has turned sixty-three and he has now realized that he cannot be successful with him being a traveling salesman. He is faced with losing his job, and this has started to show him that he needs to look at his past life and examine what it has for value. At this point his oldest son Biff has come home, which was thought to be only for a visit, but Biff does not prove to show any success, and Willy is very disappointed with him. In order to understand the play Death of a Salesman you have to understand how Arthur Miller wrote his plays, he used dramatic elements in all of his plays, such as stage settings, lighting, and sound. Arthur Miller was born on October 17th, 1915 and died on February 10th 2005, during the seven decades he wrote some of the most profound plays known to literature. He wrote the plays Death of a Salesman, and also The Crucible. His writing style was one that showed societal problems which is what defined him as a genius. When he first began to write things for him were a bit rocky. The first play that he wrote was The Man Who Had All The Luck did not receive the recognition that he thought it would, it only performed four times. Only six years later he wrote All My Sons, which did receive high reviews, and was a great success on Broadway, it also earned him his first Tony Award. Soon after that he built a studio in Roxbury,…
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