Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

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Arthur Miller born and raised in Harlem, New York in 1915. He was raised in a stable cash flowing home until the wall street crash of 1929. The Miller family moved from Upper East Side in Manhattan to Gravesend, Brooklyn. After Arthur Miller graduated from high school, he worked multiple jobs in order to help save enough money to attend the University of Michigan. While attending the University of Michigan he wrote his first play No Villain with a well known playwrighter, Professor Kenneth Rowe. Miller being inspired by Professor Rowe decided to move back to the East and begin his career. His playwrighting career did not start as he had planned,his 1940 play The Man Who Had All the Luck: Just after four performances and plenty of woeful reviews the play came to a halt. However six years later his play All My Sons was deemed a success and Miller won his first Tony Award for best author. “His play Death of a Salesman won him the triple crown of theatrical artistry: the Pulitzer Prize, the New York Drama Critics ' Circle Award and a Tony.” ( Willy Loman, a salesman, just coming back from a failed business trip comes home to a concerned wife, Linda, who is worried about her husband’s well being, due to the fact that he is in his sixty and has to travel and ample amount of time to his business trips. Biff and Happy who are Willy’s sons are visiting their parents and reliving old memories, and theres a point where they over hear their father rambling something in

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