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He has convinced himself that appearance means more than doing well in school, his own boys are as handsome as Greek gods, and he himself is good-looking, well liked, and successful. At the end of Act I, Willy Loman explains to his wife, Linda, that he is hopeful again because their son Biff has shared his plan to ask for a loan to buy a ranch. He remembers Biff as a high school football hero, which was also a moment of triumph for Willy.
Willy transfers his own hopes and ambitions to his son, and he deceives himself that his son is too magnificent to fail. Willy Loman is trying to convince his boss Howard to give him a job in the New York office. Howard has already told Willy that there is no job, but Willy continues to make increasingly desperate requests.
To give himself courage, Willy has deceived himself into believing he is an independent spirit, a self-reliant pioneer hero like his father, whereas in reality he is begging for his job. Near the end of the play, Biff Loman confronts his father Willy. Biff is also blowing the whistle on the constant rationalizing Willy constructs about his lack of success. SparkTeach Teacher's Handbook. Themes Motifs Symbols.
Quotes Self-Deception. Because the man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead. Be liked and you will never want. You take me, for instance.Genesis - That's All (Official Music Video)
I never have to wait in line to see a buyer. Like a young god. Hercules—something like that. And the sun, the sun all around him.Genesis - That's all with lyrics!
Remember how he waved to me? Right up from the field, with the representatives of three colleges standing by? And the buyers I brought, and the cheers when he came out—Loman! A star like that, magnificent, can never really fade away.
Oh, yeah, my father lived many years in Alaska. He was an adventurous man. You were never anything but a hard-working drummer who landed in the ash can like all the rest of them! A buck an hour! Do you gather my meaning? section American Dream Next section Family. Popular s: Death of a Salesman. Take a Study Break.Just looking thats all
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