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Certain works of literature contain special scenes which contribute to the work as a whole These special scenes include weddings funerals parties and other social occasions In social situations like these peoples true characteristics are exhibited One work of literature which contains a special scene is in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller In this work the main character Willy Loman goes through a troubled life of false achievements The funeral scene reveals the true feelings the characters have for Willy and the society they live in Willy Lomans sons wife and the world in which he lives express how they feel about him at this occasion Willys sons Biff and Happy show their endless love for their father at the funeral Although Biff thinks Willy had all the wrong dreams he knows there were still a lot of nice dayspage 138 Happy tries to convince Biff that their father did not die in vain but that He had a good dreampage 139 He feels his father wanted to be number-one man but now he has to wear his fathers shoes and become this number-one man to make Willy happy Thus there is one son that knows his father was working for the wrong dreams in life and one son ready to take over his fathers job It is shown that both Biff and Happy value their father and his goals and they realize how hard it was for him to try to reach them The true feelings that the funeral also reveals is that of Willys wifes Throughout her life Linda stands behind Willy in whatever he does even if she knows the impossibility for him to overcome the odds She even goes so far as to fight with her son Biff when he tells her that Willy is living on false hopes At the funeral she says I cant cryWhy did you do it because she sees no reason for him
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