Death of a Salesman
Willy Loman is a tragic hero in the drama by Arthur Millerís, Death of a Salesman. He has a problem differentiating reality from fantasy. No one has a perfect life; people deal with their personal conflicts differently. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem directly. In Willyís case, he deals with his life as a general failure, which leads to his
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it best when he said to Willy, " When the hell are you going to grow up" (Act 2, pg 1353,ln 31). Willy never did and that is why he is such a tragic hero, with mind of a child and soul of a father he was certainly headed for impending doom.
Miller, Arthur. "Death of a Salesman." The Compact Bedford Introduction To Literature. Ed Michael Meyer. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martinís, 2000 1313-1377.