Essay looks at the character of Willy Loman. How Willy's low self worth, misplaced societal values, and his stubborn inability to change leads him through his life pretending to be more important, more liked, and more successful than he really is. This ultimately leads to his demise.
Death of a Character In Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman the reader is introduced to the main character of Willy Loman. Willy is a middle-class salesman
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be well known, liked and successful. At the end of the play we find that he traveled paths that were set up by his low self worth, societal values and his own stubbornness and ultimately led him to take his life, thinking that the insurance money would help his son.
Works Cited Miller, Arthur. "Death of a Salesman." Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. 6th ed.
Ed. Leah Jewell. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2001. 177-190.