Death Of A Salesman By American Playwright Arthur Miller

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Death of A Salesman By American playwright Arthur Miller


In its exploration of masculinity and failure, Death of a Salesman addressed important concerns prompted by changing ideals of white middle-class masculinity. While the ability to provide for one's family remained an essential element of masculinity—and became even more important amid economic prosperity and the availability of new domestic products—many Americans no longer considered it sufficient. By these new standards of masculinity, Willy Loman considers himself a failure.

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Masculinity is not considered as sufficient due to economic prosperity. hard work would earn men a good income, recognition at the job, family harmony, ...
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