Awareness In Joseph Conrad's Death Of A Salesman

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Awareness is defined as “the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness:” by dictionary.com. This nine letter word separates reality from delusion. Many people are not aware of who they are or what is really going in there relationships. It is a human attribute that we all face at one time in our lives. The first person who is unhappy as a result of his self-confusion is Happy from “Death of a Salesman”.The next person, Biff from “Death of a Salesman”, is someone who is aware of his surrounding. Another person that is happy and confused about their relationship is Beth from “Ordinary People”. The last person who is happy as a result of being aware of their relationship is Calvin from“Ordinary People”. The authors …show more content…
“The blood -- all the blood! Oh, I will never forgive him for it! He wanted to kill me, too”(237 OP).Beth is having another argument with her husband Calvin in this quote. She yelling at him because she assume that Calvin blame her for Conred trying to commit suicide. In the quote she is describing the scene she saw when Conrad tried to commit suicide. She think that Conrad did this to spite her because he doesn’t like her. She is unaware of her relationship with her son and how he really feels about her. In reality Conrad strives for her love and attention. Only attempted commit suicide because he was upset and thought that he couldn’t bare life anymore, not because he wanted to spite her. “‘Happy!’ She looks at him. ‘Oh, Ward! You give us all the definition, will you? But first you’d better check on those kids.’”(239) In this quote Beth is yelling at her brother because he said he just wanted everyone to be happy, after he walk in on her and Calvin arguing. She lashed out at him because she is not happy and when he brought it up it set her off more. She saying with her family constantly having ups and downs there is no way she can be happy. This due to the fact that she is unaware of her relationship with her family. She doesn 't realize that they will never perfect like she wants and constantly “freezing them out”, won’t make the situation any better. She thinks her family …show more content…
The first person who is unhappy as a result of his self-confusion is Happy from “Death of a Salesman”.The next person, Biff from “Death of a Salesman”, is someone who is aware of his surrounding. Another person that is unhappy and confused about their relationship is Beth from “Ordinary People”. The last person who is happy as a result of being aware of their relationship is Calvin from“Ordinary People”. Happiness is something that every person strives for no matter who they are. By gaining awareness we can help to aid that quest for happiness. But gaining awareness is a skill that takes a lot of time to cultivate. If cultivated correctly it can help you understand the world around you better and lead to

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