Of a salesman namely, the thesis analyzes willy, linda, biff, happy, bernard, charley, ben and willy's father the characters' dreams are analyzed using specific examples from the play the aim is to compare and contrast the dreams of the protagonists and to discuss the impact the differences have on their relationships. Connection but their methods show a marked contrast the method of all thieving, dismisses bernard's complaint that biff is stuck up and has biff: he's not like this all the time, is he linda: it's when you come home he's always the worst biff: when i come home linda: when you write you're coming, he's all smiles. Flashbacks: 1) willy talks to biff and happy when they were in high school biff is popular then, but bernard warns him that he may fail his math willy's views of biff 3 the dialogue between biff and happy-- the two brothers are set in contrast in terms of their working experience, their desire and dream,. 1207 1) willy talks to biff and happy when they were in high school biff is popular then, but bernard warns him that he may fail his math strong the dialogue between biff and happy-- the two brothers are set in contrast in terms of their working experience, their desire and dream, and their relationship to their parents.
There is a very big contrast in the behaviours of willy and bernard bernard respects willy, and even though he is a grown man refers to him as 'uncle willy' bernard also cared about the wellbeing and success of biff, saying 'how he loved him, ya'know'read more middle he wants to impress bernard by showing that he. Willy even goes so far as to justify biff's bad behavior when linda and bernard ( biff's bernard is now a successful lawyer and father of two boys, willy congratulates him and wonders why biff never in stark contrast to linda loman's theme: a soft, gentle lullaby which fades into a “desperate but monotonous” (miller. Charley and bernard act as a foil for willy and biff the first pair is a father and son dyad whose relationship is fortified by the daily nuisances of life that bring people together: working through issues, supporting one another, accepting mistakes, and bringing each other up when the going gets tough charley does not.
“as iron sharpens iron, a friend sharpens a friend” (proverbs 27:17) friends are an important part of life friends are useful to help one get through the hardships of life in arthur miller's death of a salesman, we see the small (but present) friendship of biff and bernard biff is a football superstar, with. Willy, in contrast, has invested his effort in his sons and in his own personality and business relationships active themes the american dream theme icon fathers and sons theme icon nature vs city theme icon now in a new memory, bernard enters as the loman family is preparing to go to biff's football game.
Miller further establishes the contrast between biff and bernard bernard is more concerned with biff's studies than either biff or willy, while biff is reckless and abusive willy loman deals with each of these problems through denial he tells linda that there is absolutely nothing wrong with biff, particularly in. Linda tells willy that biff is too rough with the girls, while bernard says that biff is driving without a license and will flunk math willy, who strong answers will contrast miller's pessimistic and cynical take on the concept of the american dream with its glorified horatio alger representations traditionally, the.
Bernard: charley's son in willy's flashbacks, he is a nerd, and willy forces him to give biff test answers he worships biff and does anything for him later, he is a very successful lawyer, married, and expecting a second son – the same successes that willy wants for his sons, in particular biff bernard makes willy. Miller further establishes the contrast between biff and bernard bernard is more concerned with biff's studies than either biff or willy, while biff is reckless and abusive willy loman deals with each of these problems through denial he tells linda that there is absolutely nothing wrong with biff, particularly in comparison to. Linda, the patient and devoted wife of willy and mother of brothers biff and happy biff, the older biff confesses that his own meeting was a failure, but then attempts to back- pedal on his story linda, bernard, and happy react to the news that biff has flunked math how does willy contrast his sons to charley's son 10. Compare and contrast biff and hap -- willie's two sons 4) compare and contrast linda and ben -- the one who keeps willie at home vs the one who would lure him away 5) compare and contrast bernard and biff -- good son/bad son 6) compare and contrast howard and charlie -- two successful businessmen.
“angry” orange light around the house is used to contrast the blue light on the house this may represent the contrast from willy's perception of the american dream, to the actual reality of america bernard seems to be the perfect picture that willy wanted biff to become, and what willy himself wanted to become one key. When biff first has the idea of approaching bill oliver and ends in act ii when he realizes that he can never working with his hands one of the themes of the play, as it is placed in contrast to his dream of business for the conflict is only alluded to by both biff and willy as well as bernard, who does so unintentionally.
Willy comes to terms with the depressing fact that biff is nowhere near as well off as bernard, even though they had been brought up in the same environment, with the same opportunitiesthe woman is a through his aggressive actions and vibrant speech, the audience is given a strong contrast to willy's self-doubt and. In this contrast, willy reveals one of the recurring themes of the play: a good reputation, part of the american dream, is more valuable than the actual work one does this belief is undercut later in the play when bernard achieves success as a lawyer arguing before the supreme court while biff grapples confusedly with his. It is possible that willy was quite succesful in the following years (marrying and biff and happy being born) but by the time that his sons grew older, it must have been bernard: -son of charley, neighbour to the loman family -quite successful correct, reliable, reasonable skilled, intelligent, rational represents everything the. A list of all the characters in death of a salesman the death of a salesman characters covered include: willy loman, biff loman, linda loman, happy loman, charley, bernard, ben, the woman, howard wagner, stanley, miss forsythe and letta, jenny.