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The film Death of a Salesman is a movie about the way people try to live in the past instead of the future This is brought about within the character Willy and the delusions of the past that he relives day in and day out Willy fails to live the majority of his life in the present Just as this movie fails to provide an interesting story and characters that are likeable The setting of this story is New York City around the 1950s and is seen through the eyes of the third person the movie watcher The film consists of a series of scenes in which Willy the father to Biff and Harold interacts with others while trying to keep his job as a salesman While the whole time he keeps reliving the past in a series of daydreams that seem to last for long periods of time The movie moves forward after Willy comes home and starts rambling on with his wife After this he goes into one of many daydreams where he is reliving the good times in the past His sons are in town and Willy is bothered with his eldest son Biff who cant hold a job because he is a kleptomaniac because he thinks that Biff keeps leaving his jobs because he is trying to spite him The movie moves on after one too many flashbacks and Willy loses his job His neighbor who has been giving him 50 a week for a long period of time offers him a job and Willy refuses because he insists that things are in tip top shape Later on after more flashbacks Willy finds out that Biff doesnt hate him and isnt spiting him every time he loses a job After everything is resolved between father and son Willy for no reason that I can see gets into his car and crashes into a tree killing himself Therefore causing the death of
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