Willy’s reaction symbolizes his betrayal to his family, and his failure of the American dream. Willy never acknowledges his failures to others. Charley offers him a job, but he refuses because of personal pride. Accepting a job from Charley would establish personal failure. Even when asking for a raise, he lies to his boss and say’s his boys are doing well knowing they cannot provide for him.
This makes willy feel guilty as he was caught by biff in boston having an affair, which resulted in biff not attending summer school and flunking school altogether. Willy gets so upset as Bernard because he feels Bernard is putting the blame on him for his families disfunctionality.Why does willy refuse charleys job?Willy rejects the job from charley out of pride. Willy is too proud to accept that he needs a
English 215 Both Wily from death of sale man and Gregor from the metamorphosis are men that feel worn down and exhausted from their jobs. In this essay I will compare and contrast how each exhibits the wear and tears of the working life and how it affect their families. By using sources and examples that discuss the America relationship with their jobs. Wily Loman who has been working as a salesman for long time. Started having bad luck and in order to dare with his failures in life, he started thinking about his past and it seem that he doesn't know what's real or fake in life.
He also compares himself to Eminem, they both had a hard childhood, and neither of them knew their father. Stan is very vulnerable, so he really needs his biggest Idol to answer him, because when Stan has a shitty day and is depressed, he compares himself to Eminem’s songs, Eminem is the only one who keeps him going. However, Eminem doesn’t answer him, not just in a single letter, but a lot actually, he gets more and more furious. In the beginning, Stan didn’t get mad, because he thought that there might have been a problem at the post office or something One day after many unanswered letters, Stan gets enough, he can’t handle it anymore, he drinks a fifth of vodka, binds his pregnant girlfriend in the trunk, and drives against a bridge. Stan records a tape for Eminem one last time, where he says that he has ripped all his pictures of Eminem off his wall and that he could have saved him, with one lousy letter.
I believe that when they first got married there was some kind of love in their relationship, but when they realized they could not conceive a child Don Elias blamed his wife. Even though it was most likely he was the infertile one, he treated her as if all she was good for was to take care of him like a maid. This is what made her a hard, bitter old woman. Dona Matilida believes it was her fault, and feels guilty about not being able to provide him with a child he so greatly desired. This caused her to turn a blind eye to what he was doing around town with other women.
His son thinks he doesn’t really know his dad because he thinks that the way he tells his stories about lies are false, either that or he will jump into a conclusion thinking that his stories are over exaggerated . To me truth is not a word but a way of life. Living an honest life. Being true to your family and friends. Sometimes truth is hard but a lie is always harder.
When his mother brings up God having something for everyone to do, Krebs replies, “I’m not in His Kingdom” (Hemingway 75). Krebs openly admits not having God in his life. Pre-war society was very pious and one had to have God in his or her life to be a better person and live with good morals. Because Krebs does not feel God with him, he does not strive to live a good life. He hurts his mom after telling her he does not love her and “felt sorry for his mother and she made him lie.
She did, but it was half-hearted and she herself said it wasn't the truth. She had loved Tom when they'd married, she said, but she'd loved Gatsby too. He lost her to Tom again because he pressured her. She was weak and endlessly dependent and Tom was stabile. Either she was too weak to figure out her situation, or a lifetime of having everything handed to her made her simply not want to.
Willy, even as an adult, still struggles to become the “virtuous” and “great” man that a tragic character is defined by. Willy is not viewed as a “virtuous” man with good intentions because he ends up cheating on his wife with a mistress while he is on the road. Willy is also not viewed “great” like the business man he wanted to be as he has to lie and cheat his way around corners to get himself by. “Business is
His first downfall was not being able to have a child. He tried his hardest to be able to do so yet luck wasn’t on his side. As any man can say, being remembered as the guy who can’t get his own wife pregnant isn’t a good way to leave this earth. Regardless to the sorrow I feel towards him, I still believe he deserved worse. Despite him being the big disgrace of the town the years which he made girls suffer wasn’t enough.