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    Death of a Salesman - Linda Loman In the play Death of a Salesman, Linda Loman serves as the family's destroyer. Linda realizes, throughout the play, that her family is caught up in a bunch of lies. Linda is the only person that can fix the problem and she doesn't. The first instance where Linda Loman serves as the family destroyer is in Act when Willy Loman comes home and tells her, "I suddenly couldn't drive any more. The car kept going off onto the shoulder, y'know?" (1402). Linda replies

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    Linda Loman is the wife of Willy Loman. From the start of the play you see that shes not very happy with much in her life, but is very sympathetic towards her husband. She doesn’t play an intricate part, she simply plays the role of what Willy made her to be, a helpless wife and mother. Linda seems to be the only one thats not living in some sort of delusion throughtout the play, but she does feed into Willys fantasies. She often tells him that he does provide a wonderful life for her and the rest

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    play, Death of a Salesman, is Linda Loman. Linda Loman faces many difficulties in this play, one of which is being part an affair she was unaware of. In the play, there are many sides to one story, and there are many stories with many sides. Death of a Salesman can be portrayed in an array of ways, depending on the form of literary criticism used. Linda Loman is the mother of Biff and Happy. Her husband is Willy Loman. Her character is viewed as the protagonist. The true colors of Mrs. Loman come

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    Striving for perfection is often futile and frustrating, as societal norms are ever changing. Such frustration is evident in the actions of Linda Loman, from Death of a Salesman, who is a complicated and seemingly invisible housewife who must deal with her husband’s childlike behavior as he falls deeper into his mental illness. Linda’s devotion, care, and loyalty to Willy and her sons is not enough as he still treats her terribly by emotionally abusing her and verbally dismissing her, and her sons

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    I identify with the character of Linda Loman, from Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, because she always gives Willy a false sense of confidence, and promises him that he can do whatever he wants and succeed at it, when is clear to the reader that the probability of him succeeding at the task is minimal to impossible. In addition, Linda does more bad than good by giving Willy hope, because he has big hopes and strongly believes he is going to succeed due to Linda’s encouragement, and when he fails

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    The Conflicted Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman   Watching a solitary blade of grass will never tell you the direction of hurricane, just as one characteristic can never describe Linda Loman. In Death of a Salesman, Linda Loman is a woman torn between guilt, retaliation, and pity. Her guilt stems from the fact that she prevented Willy from pursuing his true American Dream; she retaliates in response to Willy's failure; she feels sorry for Willy, because he is a "pitiful lone

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    The Character of Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Linda is the heart of the Loman family in Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman.  She is wise, warm, and sympathetic.  She knows her husband's faults and her son's characters.  For all her frank appraisals, she loves them.  She is contrasted with the promiscuous sex symbolized by the Woman and the prostitutes.  They operate in the world outside as part of the impersonal forces that corrupt.  Happy equates his promiscuity

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    The Selfish Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman       Linda, a character from Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" is a selfish housewife. She pretends to care about her husband, but in reality, prefers that he kill himself so that she can live an easier life. Linda is given nothing but motive for wanting her husband, Willy, to die because of the ways he mistreats her. For example, during a family conversation in Act I, Linda, trying to put in a few words, says, "Maybe things

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    life of Linda Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Although a relatively minor character in light of the screenplay’s title man, Willy Loman, Linda advances the plot of the story in a fashion which was wholly necessary. Being the spouse of Mr. Loman lead Linda to exposit much needed information throughout the play, and this leads to a characterization of the woman herself. She is Willy’s one and only crutch in times where the man seems to become nothing more than a double amputee. Linda is the

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    In the play Death of a Salesman, Willy and Linda Loman have a complicated relationship. Linda is a devoted and loving wife, for the most part, and takes care of her husband and the home. She acts mainly as an enabler to Willy’s dreams and delusions, additional to putting up with Willy’s complaints, insults, and fantasies. Linda serves as his defendant against the critiques of their sons, Happy and Biff. From an onlooker’s view, it might appear that the marriage is normal, but behind the act lies

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