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  • A Farewell to Arms - Modern Tragedy

    A Farewell to Arms - Modern Tragedy

    A Modern Tragedy Throughout the history of American literature, stories of the white knight saving the damsel in distress and riding off into the sunset to live happily ever after have plagued our shelves for centuries. The birth of the modern tragedy ...

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    Essay Length: 925 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Top
  • Ibsen’s Ghost: A Modern Tragedy

    Ibsen’s Ghost: A Modern Tragedy

    ... wrote, “Isben’s plays are not tragedies. Whether Isben is a realist or ...

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    Essay Length: 1,647 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • Discuss Death of a Salesman as a Tragedy. as Defined by Aristotle, Is It Correct to Label the Play as a Tragedy?

    Discuss Death of a Salesman as a Tragedy. as Defined by Aristotle, Is It Correct to Label the Play as a Tragedy?

    Research Paper Discuss Death of a Salesman as a tragedy. As defined by Aristotle, is it correct to label the play as a tragedy? Outline I. INTRODUCTION A. Arthur Miller’s play “Death of a Salesman” B. Willy Loman spent his life ...

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    Essay Length: 378 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: regina
  • The Tragedy of Death of a Salesman

    The Tragedy of Death of a Salesman

    "If the exaltation of tragic action were truly a property of the high-bred character alone, it is inconceivable that the mass of mankind should cherish tragedy above all other forms" (Dwyer). It makes little sense that tragedy should only ...

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    Essay Length: 1,143 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    ... Credit English December 19, 2001 Death of a Salesman Movie vs. Book Death of a Salesman was both a great movie to ...

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    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Death of a Salesman: Tragic Flaws

    Death of a Salesman: Tragic Flaws

    Death of a Salesman Final Essay In Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, the main tragic character, Willy, misses accomplishing his joy of being popular and well known because he's blinded to reality by his obsession over how well liked one is. In ...

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    Essay Length: 724 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman Willie Loman

    Death of a Salesman Willie Loman

    Willy Loman is both a tragic figure and a pathetic figure. In a literary sense, he is a tragic figure. By definition a tragic figure is brought to ruin or suffers from extreme consequences of some tragic flaw or weakness of character. Willy suffers from ...

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    Essay Length: 484 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Evaluation of Death of a Salesman

    Evaluation of Death of a Salesman

    Evaluation of Death of a Salesman The play was written by Arthur Miller who was born in Manhattan in 1915 by Jewish immigrant parents. He witnessed the depression and the failing of his fathers businesses. He went to college at the University of Michigan ...

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    Essay Length: 1,622 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Plot Overview As a flute melody plays, Willy Loman returns to his home in Brooklyn one night, exhausted from a failed sales trip. His wife, Linda, tries to persuade him to ask his boss, Howard Wagner, to let him work in New York so that he won't have ...

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    Essay Length: 1,882 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Yan
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Values and Attitudes of the Author The way fiction texts begin and end provides a clear indication of the dominant values and attitudes supported by the author Values and attitudes that the author supports are often reflected in their writing, whether it ...

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    Essay Length: 1,873 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    ... even himself. In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman is a prime example ...

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    Essay Length: 812 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Irresponsibile Biff in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

    Irresponsibile Biff in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

    ... others to survive. In "Death of a Salesman", Biff is one of ...

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    Essay Length: 491 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Victor
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    The American Dream is like winning the lottery. It gives a lot of people plenty of hope to attain it, but only a handful of people are rewarded. There are those who keep fighting for it all their lives but try in vain and end up empty and disheartened. ...

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    Essay Length: 1,012 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Death of a Salesman: The Quest for Success

    Death of a Salesman: The Quest for Success

    ... English, Period 5 17 December 2005 Death of a Salesman DEATH OF A SALESMAN: THE QUEST FOR SUCCESS What ...

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    Essay Length: 1,385 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Monika
  • Alienation in Death of a Salesman

    Alienation in Death of a Salesman

    Alienation in Death of a Salesman It is often said that society, family and your inner self is very judgemental. Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman tells the story of Willy Loman, a salesman living in Brooklyn, New York ...

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    Essay Length: 992 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Anna
  • Death of a Salesman & Oedipus the King

    Death of a Salesman & Oedipus the King

    ... . Arthur Miller's play, The Death of a Salesman, tells of a tragic character so ...

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    Essay Length: 1,729 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Tragedy of the Black Death

    The Tragedy of the Black Death

    The Tragedy of the Black Death Imagine yourself alone on a street corner, coughing up bloody mucous each time you exhale. You are gasping for a full breath of air, but realizing that is not possible, you give up your fight to stay alive. You're ...

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    Essay Length: 2,007 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Bred
  • Death of a Salesman - Happy Lowman

    Death of a Salesman - Happy Lowman

    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 ...

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    Essay Length: 571 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Top
  • The American Dream - Death of Salesman

    The American Dream - Death of Salesman

    There is something magical and sometimes overpowering to the majority of mankind: It is the thing that allows people to live in mansion's with helipad's as well as underground society forced to live in the many tunnels and passageways under New ...

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    Essay Length: 742 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Death of a Salesman (analysis and Personal Reaction)

    Death of a Salesman (analysis and Personal Reaction)

    Death of Salesman is a a very deep play written by Arthur Miller about a salesman struggling to keep his grip on reality and his family. This play is a memory play, switching from present to past and vice versa whenever Willy, the salesman and father of ...

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    Essay Length: 2,777 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Arthur Miller’s Play Death of a Salesman - Male Expectations

    Arthur Miller’s Play Death of a Salesman - Male Expectations

    ... succeed financially. Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman explicitly shows just how harmful these expectations can be to a person and their families. The main character in the play Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is greatly affected ...

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    Essay Length: 1,302 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman Role of Ben

    Death of a Salesman Role of Ben

    ... of Ben in Arthur Miller’s, Death Of A Salesman, functions as a catalyst to fuel ...

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    Essay Length: 913 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman “The American dream is, in ...

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    Essay Length: 857 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Why Romeo and Juliet Death Was a Tragedy

    Why Romeo and Juliet Death Was a Tragedy

    In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues leads to envy and many secrets. Romeo and Juliet see each other in secrecy without the families knowing of their relationship. The discrimination between the houses, ...

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    ... , 2008 Ms. Powers class XI Death of a Salesman In Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman, father of Happ ...

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    Essay Length: 646 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Tommy

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