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Death of a Salesman Act One Plot Overview
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Death of a Salesman Act One
The setting takes place in Willy Loman's house and yard and in various places he visits in the New York and Boston of today
A melody is heard, played upon a flute
Willy Loman a sixty year old salesman returns to his home in Brooklyn on night, exhausted from a sales trip. Linda, his wife tries to convict him to ask his boss, Howard Wagner, to let him work in New York so he wouldn't have to travel. Willy says he'll talk to Howard Wagner the next day. Willy tries to show Biff, his older son, the excellence in the business world.
Willy talks to himself in the kitchen, while Biff and his youngest son, Happy who is also visiting. They were talking about their father babbling which include criticism of Biff's failure to live up to Willy's expectation. Willy becomes submerge in a daydream. Him and his son, now younger, who are washing his car. They communicate with their father, who has just returned from a business trip. Willy tells Biff and Happy that he is going to open his own
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