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  • P 44 Linda To Biff
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    Analysis of the Ending of 'Death of a Salesman " The play 'Death of a Salesman's hows the final demise of Willy Loan, a sixty-year-old salesman in the America of the 1940's, who has deluded himself all his life about being a big success in the business world. It also portrays his wife Linda, who 'plays along' nicely with his lies and tells him what he wants to hear, out of compassion. The book describes the last day of his life, but there are frequent 'flashbacks' in which Willy relives key even...
  • Care Of Willy And Biff
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    Biff is one of the main characters in the play 'Death of a Salesman' by Arthur Miller. Biff is Willy's and Linda's son. He was the star of the football team and had scholarships to 3 college's, but he flunked math and couldn't graduate, so he tried to work at many different jobs, and failed at each. Finally, he decided to head out west, and work on farms. Biff came back home this spring, because he didn't know what he was doing with his life. Willy has mood swings and sometimes thinks very highl...
  • Charley Looks At Biff
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    They all return to the house. The fully paid for house. The sight of it brings back a slight sob to Linda's throat, when she reaches the cement stoop her sobbing once again becomes full. Charley looks to her but is at a loss for words. Happy puts his arms around his mother and holds her. Biff only looks on at it all. For a brief second he sees the Willy's fate in Happy's eyes as he holds Linda. Willy's death has brought Biff to know what he is more than ever. He's not a salesman and neither is H...
  • Biff's Understanding Of Willy's Inability
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    death of a salesman By: mr. lemons Biff the Hero? In Arthur Miller's, dramatic play, Death of a Salesman the Loman family presents its self as being the perfect nuclear family as opposed to their dysfunctional nature. Even though Miller portrays Willy Loman as the main character of the story, his lack of praise worthy traits make it necessary for another to be the hero. This other character comes in the form of Willy's son, Biff Loman, who may not succeed in regards to Willy's dreams, but still ...
  • Willy's Expectations Of Biff
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    The Death of A Salesman: How Biff Shows Irresponsibility Have you ever felt as if you do not know what to do with your life? Everyone does sometimes, but certain people are like that their whole life. These people are irresponsible and depend on others to survive. In 'Death of a Salesman', Biff is one of these people. He is irresponsible because he depends on Happy, depends on Willy, and does not know what to do for a living. Biff looks up on Happy as an example of good life. It seems to him tha...
  • Affection For Biff And Happy
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    Harold Loman (Miller 79), or Happy as one may know him, never truly saw the epiphany of the 'American Dream. ' He was just "blown full of hot air", he never knew what was reality and what wasn't (105). From the day that Happy was born, to the day his father died, and most likely till the day he would die, he never once saw the truth behind his 'phony' of a father. Happy, not only being portrayed as a static character, but also somewhat of a stock character, would end up just like his father, dyi...
  • Biff's Perspective
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    Double-Journal Death of a Salesman Act I-The scene in the bedroom in which Happy and Biff are talking From the perspective of Biff in this scene I can see him attempting to readjust to the situation of living at home. Nothing had changed, but it has. It is his father. There is something in the past that Biff reminisces of with his brother. In the background, he hears his father's incessant rambling and it seems to frustrate him. He seems to highly respect his mother and somehow see his fathers r...
  • Happy And Biff
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    Happy Loman has grown up to be a well-adjusted man of society. He has developed from a follower to a potentially successful businessman. Throughout his childhood, Happy always had to settle for second fiddle. Willy, his father, always seems to focus all his attention on Happy's older brother Biff. The household conversation would constantly be about how Biff is going to be a phenomenal football star, how Biff will be attending the University of Virginia and be the big man on campus, how Biff is ...
  • 15 October Biff And Happy
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    ENGLISH COURSEWORK: DEATH OF A SALESMAN. 17 September - It is almost five years since Willy's death but the pain and guilt still haven't gone away. I still fell that I should have taken better care of him. 24 September - Biff has given up looking for the job Willy always wanted him to do - an office job. He said that opportunities are limited, but he has got his dream job of working on a ranch, where he has been working for four years. 1 October - This was my first week of my job as a checkout p...
  • Biff's Life
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    For many families it is usually the first-born son that carries the burden of all the family's hopes and dreams. This is also true for the Loman family in the case of Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman. Willy Loman is a salesman whose life is filled with unrealistic and unreachable goals. For his entire life, Willy has been striving for an impossible dream; his whole life has been a delusional fantasy. Subconsciously, he realizes that his hopes are fading and his career is in jeopardy so ...
  • Boy Biff And His Brother Happy
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    Biff and Happy in Death of A Salesman It is said that the sins of the father are visited upon the sons. In Arthur Miller's Death of A Salesman, the shortcomings of the father, Willy Loman, have been transmitted to his two sons in such a damaging way that the two sons are crippled for life – but in very different ways. This paper will examine those ways by analyzing the young men's relationship with each other, their mother, and most importantly, their father. The Loman sons – Biff, 3...
  • Dreams Of Biff Being
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    Biff's Role In "Death Of A Salesman " Biff's Role In "Death Of A Salesman' The Importance of Biff's Role in? Death of a Salesman? The play? Death of a Salesman? , by Arthur Miller, follows the life of Willy Loman, a self-deluded salesman who lives in utter denial, always seeking the? American Dream, ? and constantly falling grossly short of his mark. The member's of his immediate family, Linda, his wife, and his two sons, Biff and Happy, support his role. Of these supportive figures, Biff's char...

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