Discussion of Death of a Salesman, English homework help

Death of a Salesman is often considered an American tragedy. As you read the play this week, consider where you believe the true tragedy of the play exists. Is this tragedy the result of external factors outside of the Lomans’ control, or is the outcome of the play very much within their control (or some combination of both)?

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DiYanni, R. (2008). Literature: Approaches to fiction, poetry, and drama (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

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  • Death of a Salesman (pp. 1208-1279)