Death of a Salesman
'He had the wrong dreams. All, all wrong.'
To what extent do you agree with this assessment of Willy Loman by his son Biff?
Willy Loman was a man of 'greatness', a man who was 'way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine' and but was a man who 'didn't know who he was'. Above all, Willy Loman was a dreamer, a salesman who saw
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an accurate assessment in that Willy didnít have the wrong dreams, he just didnít use the right methods to accomplish them, a sad fact which led to his demise and the ultimate irony in that the insurance company would not pay and thus his death would have meant nothing but fulfilled his own prophecy. 'Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it, and there's nobody to live in it'