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  • Kate And Willie Watch Bb 9
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    Title: "The Computer Nut " Author: Betsy Byars Setting: "The Computer Nut" takes place in Kate's small town. Overall, the different settings are in her house, in school, at a carwash, at Willie Lomax's house, her dad's office, a pep rally at her school's football rally, and that's basically where all the action takes place. Most of the time, the action takes place during the day. Towards the ending, however, most of the action takes place at night around 8 pm- 9 pm. Major Characters: The main ch...
  • Willy And Linda
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    Loving a person too much can often be deceiving. Failing to act upon the truth in order to protect an individual's pride and emotions can bring about destruction for the American Dream. Lois Gordon's quote about Linda is a good example of the disillusionment that many people experience when loving someone too much, when he says, Linda, as the eternal wife and mother, the fixed point of affection both given and received, is, in many ways, the earth mother who embodies the play's ultimate moral va...
  • Willy Left Home With Financial Problems
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    Capitalism in "Death of a Salesman", is undermining to the human spirit and human condition. In "Death of a Salesman", money was the Loman's biggest issue. That's is not to say that if he had money it would not have made things better. Willy left home with financial problems, he came home with financial problems. To Willy it was never enough. He never made enough, he wasn't the man that he portrayed to be to the children. But with Willy it was always his bills, bills, bills. "Willy: What do we o...
  • Willy's Next Trip Into The Past
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    Death of a Salesman Crazy Willy Willy Loman is one of the most tragic heroes in American drama today. He has a problem differentiating reality from fantasy. No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. In the case of Willy in Arthur Miller'...
  • Disguise For The Real Enemy Willy
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    Their Common Enemy It is known that a number of students dislike school. School is a big topic of conversation in every student's life. Some students enjoy the work but most talk about how horrible it is. Take a random group of students; have an open discussion on school work and you will find that students will be agreeing with each other about how stressed they are. The students found a common enemy and it brought them closer because they could talk bad about school and agree with each other. ...
  • Hialmar And Willy
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    The Rajahs of the Western World My mother, who grew up in Sri Lanka, was shocked to hear the way I dealt with my boyfriend on the telephone. She proceeded to give me a talk on how a woman should achieve what she wants through womanly means and that it is imperative for every relationship that the stereotypical gender roles are at least superficially preserved. Indeed, she told me that this was the only way a relationship could survive. This fluttering around men is something every female does st...
  • Willy Loman And Mr Webb
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    David TwuKraftChallenge 11/12 - Period 9/28/00 Tragedy In the road of life, the right path may not always be where the road signs lead. The road to self-discovery is found by following one's heart and mind and to wherever they may lead them. Within the plays Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, and Our Town by Thornton Wilder, parallel pathways and contrary connections can be established between the characters coinciding in both. In Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman is the portrait of a sixty ye...
  • Willy And His Sons
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    Often times when we read literature, we can derive certain ideas or messages that the author of the work is trying to illustrate. After reading the play Death Of A Salesman by Arthur Miller, it is evident that he is trying to comment on our society. These comments on society being expressed are demonstrated in several examples throughout the play. I think the idea that Miller is trying to get across to the audience is that, today's society is filled with people who don't get the credit they dese...
  • Women As Second Class Citizens
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    Women as Second Class Citizens Women have been regarded as second class citizens throughout history. It is common knowledge that almost every language and culture tends to be male-dominated. Some think that the feelings of superiority by men can be traced back to the biblical times of Adam and Eve as Adam was created in God's image and Eve came from Adam. Women did not gain equal rights until the early 1970's in the United States. They were finally allowed to possess a credit card without their ...
  • Fire Escape
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    No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman's technique in Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really does anything to help the situation, he just escapes into the past, whe...
  • Willy And Linda
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    In the play, Death of a Salesman, the main character, Willy Loman's tragedy is due to both his own flawed character and society's flaws. Advancements in science throughout this century have led to tremendous advancements in industry. In this case however, advancements in industry have not always led to advancements in living conditions. For some, society has created mass wealth. For Willy Loman, however, mass society has created only tremendous grief and hardship, based on endless promise. For t...
  • Supportive Wife Toward Her Husband Willy
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    In The Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller, Linda Loman Is Neither A Supportive Wife Nor Mother There are times in life when a person may prove himself to be supportive by providing assistance and / or encouragement to another individual but still yet other instances when this person provides genuine affections and concerns but fails to express and act upon them. Although one may feel strongly for the other, one abides by acts of non-interference and generally plays the role of a watcher. Thus ...
  • Marriage Of Tom And Daisy Buchanan
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    A Comparison Of The Marriage Of Tom And Daisy Buchanan (The Great Gatsby) With Willy And Linda Low The Common Faults of Marriages Many marriages endure hardships and often result in destruction. In the literary work The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald describes the material wealth experienced by the upper class during the Roaring Twenties. In particular, Fitzgerald depicts the lives of Tom and Daisy Buchanan, a rich married couple who live a luxurious and carefree lifestyle. Unfortunately, the...
  • Character Willy Loman
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    As is the job of a contrasting character, many individuals within Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman juxtapose Willy Loman and the ideals he exalts. Bringing into perspective the validity of Willy's statements and actions, other characters contribute to the emerging idea of who the character Willy Loman actually is. Perhaps one of the most important contrasting characters within the play is Linda Loman; Linda plays the wife of Willy as well as playing a very important role. Not only does she ta...
  • Play Willy Loman
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    Arthur Miller was born in 1915 on October 17th in New York City. The play "Death of a Salesman" was first called "The Inside of his Head" and Miller established the success of the play in 1949 when it first came out. From 1956 onwards he was a major dramatist, so Death of a Salesman really brought him his fame for life. "Death of a Salesman" was and still is a very popular play and has been an enormous success for Arthur Miller because it's popularity has never gone down hill. Most of Arthur mil...

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