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Imagine a quiet home in Brooklyn New York where a family lives with their two grown sons who are visiting a strong devoted wife who keeps the family together and an off the wall husband whose flashbacks and lack of real self-worth lead to his suicide This is the home where Happy Loman grew up and returns to in the play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Happy Loman is an attractive male who may appear to have it all and be satisfied with his life but on the inside it is apparent that this is not true from his insecurity and need for attention He is quite the philanderer using women for his own personal pleasure and nothing more However his one redeeming quality is that he does attempt to be a peacemaker for his family in the many disputes that ensue throughout the play Happy Loman has a rampant reputation for his uncanny ability to allure women His charm and inferred good looks illustrate how simple it is for him to have his way with any woman he sees fit While waiting for his father Willy Happy says Look at that mouth Oh God And the binoculars Miller 1226 Instantly Happys assessment of the woman entering the bar is purely physical He doesnt seem to care whether or not she is intelligent or caring or thoughtful He simply focuses on the physical attractiveness of the individual of the moment This sense of womanizing is not merely known to the audience Linda Happys mother is talking to him about his father saying Is this his reward To turn around at the age of sixty-three and find his sons who he loved better than his life one a philandering bum- 1203 This evidences that the problem is not simply within himself but it is also apparent to those closest to him as well Happy questions his own way of living and is dissatisfied
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