Willy firmly believes in the American dream and is living his life aspiring to gain the wealth and materials associated with those of higher status in society. The whole novel is based around dreams, as well as decisions that were made according to these dreams.
Death of a Salesman not only tells the tale of a man losing his job, but also his pride. He gets to his meeting and soon realizes that he was never a salesman and never got along with him to begin with.However, their dreams were a source of motivation to them. This reflects the reality of the American Dream where the minority has prospered and are happily living the American Dream whereas the rest of society lurches through life feeling miserable and inadequate. This essay will explore how each character of the play contributes to Willy's dream, success, and failure. Willy is the aging salesman whose imagination is much larger than his sales ability. Most people have dreams. You will be a failure and you will be nothing in life. We must know what we want to do and follow that ambition. After graduating from high school, Miller worked little jobs so that he can save up money to attend the University of Michigan. This American dream tears apart his family and the end result is his own demise. For others it was a source of happiness, while for many of the characters their dream was both their weakness and their source of happiness.
The American dream is a dream shared by many of the characters in the novel, it is the desire to have a happy life, be part of a family, have a stable job, and maybe even own some land.
We must know what we want to do and follow that ambition.
Dreams are necessary. The characters were also greatly affected by their dreams. All the Loman men desperately strive Cook p.It was almost as though she lost her sanity. Willy spends his entire life in an illusion, seeing himself as a great man who is popular and successful. Not having dreams is like chasing a traceless murder. It brings him misery, because he once had everything and now he lost it all. In the Death of a Salesman, by playwright Arthur Miller, Willy the main character slowly dies as his dreams demise. Without dreams, there will be no ambition to chase. In her mind, moving to a new house, a house that belongs to them, would bond them together and give them a fresh start. However, with the wrong dream, even a fulfilling life is not a happy one. They say I stink. Within a capitalist society, only a few members are allowed to be successful. All the Loman men desperately strive They got no family.
Her dream will bring the family together, allow her to financially help others attain their dreams, and emphasizes important themes such as the significance of dreams and the importance of family.
We must go that extra mile to reach our goals.