Death of A Saleman Willy Loman's illiusions

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"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."(Albert Einstein) The American Dream contradicts this and tells people to be happy they should be successful. In Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, the main character, Willy Loman, lives a life filled with many false dreams that are based on this American dream. As he gets older, he has constant daydreams about the past and the …

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…in life. He thought he could bring happiness to himself and his family if he earned enough money. He thought the popularity that he didnít really have would bring him financial success. Willy also thought he sons would be successful in life. Since none of these were true Willyís life begins to fall apart. In the end as a final illusion, Willy commits suicide thinking his family will get money for his death.