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Willy Loman is the cause of his own misfortune Many characters in literature are the cause of their own misfortune In the play Death of a Salesman by author Miller Willy Loman is responsible for his misfortune as well as the misfortune of his two sons Happy and Biff Willy creates his own small world in which he is the boss everything goes around him nothing will change and nothing will go wrong But by thinking this way Willy causes his own misfortune Willy brags to his boys that he is well liked that he is a big man but in reality he is not He says that he went to Providence met the Mayor had coffee with him Willy says And they know me boys they know me up and down New England Death of a Salesman 30 This comment illustrates how Willy shows off in front of his sons He says he can park his car in any street in New England and the cops will protect it like their own Willy believes that he is a number one man but at the same time he knows and says that he is not what he dreams about but he just does not want to admit it You know the trouble is Linda people dont seem to take me They seem to laugh at me they just pass me by Im not noticed 36 says Willy He knows the fact that he is a total failure and he never admits it Then Willy mentions that he cannot sell anything and when Linda says that he is the handsomest he disagrees with her says he is fat foolish to look at Willy tells everyone and believes in the dream that he is well liked that he is a number-one man Thinking that way Willy creates his own little world where he is the boss and he does the things which he should not do
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