Role Of The American Dream In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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The play Death of a Salesman sheds light on the many factors of society today. In regards to, peoples value, dreams, goals, and success. This play helps advertise the American Dream theme. The American Dream is what many endeavor, not only today but even as late as the 1900’s. The American Dream is portrayed as being successful and wealthy to help your family. This contributes to the physical peculiarity in hopes of obtaining fulfillment. In the play, Willy Loman is a man in his sixties who has tried many time to obtain the American dream over many years. Every time failing to become like his idol Dave Singleman. Willy spent his entire life trying to achieve this dream, and accomplish success. Great deals of people today want to accomplish the same thing when it comes to having a successful life. These individuals might spend their whole lives trying to maintain this goal. Because people are so focused on this, they never really get to live an enjoy life. They think that being rich …show more content…
Everyone assumes that money and success will help to lead them to a perfect life. We all know that nothing in life is perfect, this is taught throughout life. Many decide that is they achieve this success that they will be forever happy, and be able to provide for the people who mean the most to them. Willy Lorman did his best to be someone he wasn’t just to conform and gain acceptance into the world of success. Soon after realizing that this indeed did not bring him happiness because this isn’t what he was called on earth to do. He instead needed to find something that genuinely made him happy, much like most of us in the world today. Do something you love to do, not because of how much it will make you or the popularity it will bring. Because money doesn’t buy happiness, but time can. The more time you spend ding something you love, the happier you will

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