Suicide In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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In the play, Death of a Salesman, there are so many different and important things that go on and make the play something that everyone wants to watch and read. Three of the things that make it important, are the flashbacks that he is having all throughout the play. During these flashbacks, he tells a lot about his life, and a few of the reasons that he is the way he is now. Another important part of this play is the way he talks to dead people and recognizes live people as dead people. The last thing that is important about this play is the time that he actually succeeds in committing suicide. The way the he committed suicide is very controversial in the 1950’s because that is something that not many people did at all. When he did finally succeed in committing suicide it was very different for that time period. There were plenty of people that thought that was a big deal, and it should not have been …show more content…
There are many people that do not believe that committing suicide is a very nice thing to do, which it isn’t. When you commit suicide, you are taking your own life away, but not only that you are ruining other people’s lives and making them very sad for you. I personally believe that when you commit suicide you are being a very selfish person, because you are only thinking about yourself and the struggles that you are going through. When you do succeed in taking your own life, you are forgetting about your family, and all the people you are leaving behind on the world to mourn your death. I get that when you think that you are doing the best for yourself it is going to be a good thing for you, but it is not going to be a good thing. You are leaving people behind and not being a very good person. When Willy commits suicide it is a very bad thing and his whole entire family is sad, even though they knew that he had been trying to end his life for quite a long

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