Comparing Willy Loman And A Raisin In The Sun

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In Death of a Salesman and A Raisin in the Sun, the leading character is trying to capture the American dream, but it just does not seem to happen because of lack of understanding from family and friends. Willy Loman in a Raisin in the Sun, was wanting the respect of people associated with him and Walter Younger in Death of a Salesman was trying a get rich quick plan to be able to support his family. Both men talked about the American dream and how they deserved it and was their right, but it will never happen if they do not try and follow their dreams. They just never caught up with their dreams.
The American dream was for freedom. African Americans wanted to have the same rights as the white folk. They thought that freedom would make
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It is a family that keeps their head above water. Different from A Raisin in the Sun, this family is white. The main character in this play is Willy Loman and he as well wants to live the American dream. He is a salesman that travels long and far for his job. Willy is married to Linda and had two boys. Happy, who still lives at home and Biff, who moved away. Biff is the oldest and it seemed that maybe his dad favored him more than his brother. He really wanted that boy to succeed in life. Biff was a star football player in high school but did not put forth the effort with school work and failed Math. He could have taken a summer course but did not and ended up not graduating and no college scholarship for football. About the time this was all happening, his caught his dad cheating and went a little crazy. From there he went to be a ranch hand and never looked back. And now this brings it to where Biff comes home for a visit to see that his dad is not well. Willy starts talking to himself and flashbacks begin of when the boys were younger and in school. He also talks to his brother, which is just an imagination, about how does he do it? How is he so successful? His brother tells him that it is easy. This happens quite

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