Essay about Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller
In the beginning of the movie, Willy is introduced as an exhausted salesman that has apparently gone mad. In fact, when reality is too much for Willy to bear, he searches through his memories for simpler times. Unfortunately, this often leaves Willy visibly upset and loudly partaking in nonsensical conversations with himself. It is not until later on in the movie that the viewers are able to understand why Willy has these fits. In fact, in the beginning it is easy to believe that he is just simply an aging man with a tough of dementia.
While Willy struggles to live with himself in his present reality, his family is tip-toeing, in order to keep from upsetting him further. For instance, Linda Loman, the wife and mother, or Biff the eldest son. Even though Biff and Linda handle Willy’s current situation differently, they both play equally important roles in the movie. Linda takes the role as the devout wife, while Biff is the estranged son.
Linda being the devout wife she is…