Willy Loman is the unsuccessful, imaginative salesman which the play is focused on. He is very child-like and this can be noticed in his lack of reality. He believes he is the best salesman ever and thinks that everybody likes him. Children often have these ideals. They often think they are the center of the universe and havenít had any experiences in their short lives that would bring them back to Earth. Willy has
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him. His weakness as a man also allowed him to commit adultery. He instilled values in his son that reflected him. He tried to live vicariously through Biff and ended up destroying any chances Biff had to become a successful businessman. He was also so weak that he committed suicide. He couldnít face reality and succumb to negative forces. He never tried to change and thus in many ways deserves what happened to him.