American Dream In Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman

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To achieve a goal is not easy which people have to face the challenges and difficulty on their life. In the play “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller, the major theme of this play is about American Dream and the interpretation about dream includes memories, confliction, and arguments of Willy Loman. Willy Loman who is the main character in this play has to face difficulty to achieve the America dream like others. However, the reality is often different to the imagination, so that Willy Loman has to exchange his life for the dreams. America is a country of youth, opportunities, and freedom which is a reason to explain “American dream”. People can be successful when they have nothing in their hands or they are protected by rights in Amerca. These are some aspects that they often see when people mention about America, but any situation also has two side which is good or bad. In the play “Death of a Salesman”, Arthur Miller shows other aspects of America dreams which is not perfect and beautiful like people imagination. In this play, the opinion has the origin of a popular person and attractive personality to get the success in the business. Willy Loman is …show more content…
In the third dream, he puts the belief into his sons that are Biff and Happy. Then, he wants his sons to help himself achieve his desire through the American Dream like Ben. According to the play, Willy Loman says about Ben: “That man was a genius, that man was success incarnate” which shows he really respects Ben and wants to be a successful person like Ben. In addition, his belief and desire are increase when Ben represents the business ideals and the success in the role a traveling salesman in the West. Contrary to expectations, his son is not a talent in the business to help him achieve “America dream” which is, become to be rich. Then, Willy Loman can not accept this truth; he just focuses on his illusion of success in

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