Anyway, now I've read it and won't likely forget it He is a lost soul and aging 63 year old salesman who has spent his sorry life traveling from state to state selling. He is a lost soul and aging 63 year old salesman who has spent his sorry life traveling from state to state selling or trying to sell women's hosiery ultimately in search of the American Dream. He has a house, now boxed in between two tall brick buildings, a somewhat nagging wife, Linda who loves him and two grown sons, one, Biff, a realist and Happy who, well, just seems to be there. The prose makes us question Willy's conversations and sanity from beginning to end. Although written with an abrupt sometimes confusing flashbacks throughout the story, still 4 Stars for this lover of old screenplays. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Death of a Salesman is a play by Arthur Miller that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole. Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the book by reading these key quotes.
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What our teacher was complaining about, it now seems obvious, was the tendency of students to cloak our rather banal thoughts and impressions in a poetical gauze—our tendency, after reading Keats, say, to fill our poems with bowers and nightingales and long, slow vowels. Goodnight Lou. Goodnight May.