Essays Tagged: "Linda"

Comparison - Linda Loman from Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" and Elizabeth Proctor from Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

Both Elizabeth Proctor and Linda Loman share a devotion to their husbands that leaves them unfulfilled. Each of them surrenders ... the two women blame themselves for all the hurtful things their husbands do to them. Elizabeth and Linda have become so accustomed to the mental abuse freely dished out by their husbands that they ha ... telling themselves they aren't worthy of good treatment. This fidelity rids each woman of her will.Linda and Elizabeth's husbands have no respect for either of them. When Bill and Happy are explainin ...

(4 pages) 57 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing the positives and negatives of the film version and the book version of Death of a Salesman.

e actors, can give you that emotion needed to achieve the advanced understanding of the play. While Linda loses her temper with her two sons, the film suggests that she feels a severe disgust for thei ... ilm suggests that she feels a severe disgust for their actions. Whereas in the text, it seems as if Linda feels the hatred toward her sons, and not just their actions. Willie's diminishing amount of s ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Conflict is central to all drama" - discuss in reference to Death of a Salesman

y his failure because he constantly tries to hide it. Even in his flashbacks he is trying to lie to Linda about how much he is earning. Linda knows how much his dreams mean to him, and often lets him ... popular, and seems sure to be successful. Unfortunately one of Willy's failures, his infidelity to Linda, changes Biff's view of Willy so he no longer believes the lies that Willy tells. The loss of ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brave New World summary

y are both isolated by their physical appearance and both intimidated by Lenina's looks.-Lenina and Linda are similar as they are both attractive and poses a need to be part of the BNW society.-Lenina ... uld have never have needed to endeavour to fulfil any desire or want.Ch- 8-John reminiscent of past-Linda and his incompatibility with the society due to Linda's different values and lifestyle-Linda's ...

(12 pages) 101 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The death of a salesman

Linda, in contrast, displays little of the boisterous intensity of Willy. Rather, she is dependable ... is dependable and kind, perpetually attempting to smooth out conflicts that Willy might encounter. Linda has a similar longing for an idealized past, but has learned to suppress her dreams and her di ... o has failed in his life's endeavor without any hope for pursuing whatever dreams she may have had. Linda exists only in the context of her family relationships as a mother to Biff and Happy and a hus ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller. Explains how the theme LOVE is used in the play.

Love· Linda loves Willy and his son's so much, she must lie in order to give Willy the confidence to work, ... not his father.· There is a certain love in the friendship between Charley and WillyLinda, whose entire life revolves around her husband, Willy, loves him very much. She will go as far ... one who must spend ten or twelve hours a day making sales while other men get by on much less. But Linda on the other hand, initiatively came striking back, stating that he is not a useless salesman. ...

(2 pages) 35 0 2.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller - Commentary (pages 11-14)

ly Loman enters the scene, and the flute plays on in the background while he makes himself at home. Linda, his wife enters and they have a conversation about Willy's exhausting day. Willy tells her ab ... gine, me looking at the scenery, on the road every week of my life. But it's so beautiful up there, Linda, the trees are so thick, and the sun is warm. I opened the windshield and just let the warm ai ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller - Commentary p.84-87

Between pages 84-87 Willy Loman has a serious conflict with the characters Linda and Ben. Using this conflict, Arthur Miller tries to aid the question of Willy Loman's failure ... nd keeps looking at his watch. To make the conflict even greater, Miller brings in the character of Linda into the scene. Linda enters the scene with the wash, and says "oh, your back" on page ... Linda enters the scene with the wash, and says "oh, your back" on page 85. This implies that Linda does not have the money to dress up nicely, and the way she says her comment is very negative, ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman - Marginalization of Women

al fashion, Miller has conveniently concocted these female characters to serve the men in the play. Linda Loman, central male character's wife merely suffices as the acceptable notion of generic mothe ... l intents and purposes, she merely exists as a periphery character to complete Willy's family unit. Linda role is to simply server her men in her family. "What a woman: They broke the mold when they m ...

(8 pages) 49 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The American Dream in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"

illy Loman caused his wife great pain by living a life not realizing what he could and couldn't do. Linda lived sad and pathetic days supporting Willy's unreachable goals. Being brought up in this wor ... . Every problem he had and every upsetting or hostile moment he experienced was also inflicted upon Linda, his wife. The hell she went through everyday was because she was his wife. Linda took each da ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Death of Salesman" by Arthur Miller: analysis of the ending; identifying symbolism and themes.

funeral. In the story there are very few people attending only Willy's family Charley and Bernard. Linda struggles to find the answer to why Willy killed himself because they were so close to paying ... o find the answer to why Willy killed himself because they were so close to paying off their bills. Linda then requests privacy and apologizes to the grave that she is unable to cry because it feels a ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arthur Miller's Treatment of Women

er example of his misogynic behavior than that of the primary character; Willy cheating on his wife Linda with a more appealing woman. But why might Willy seek another woman when he had a loyal wife a ... be absolutely foreign. Even when his son Biff catches his father in the act, there is no sorrow for Linda. The only distress felt is Biff disappointment in his father for having no willpower. One migh ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Brave New World

savage): John was born in a reservation of social outcasts, better known as savages. His mother is Linda and his father is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well t ... ather is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well to civilization.Linda: Was left behind to live on the savage reservation when she accidentally got pregnant. She is ...

(3 pages) 315 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brave New World

savage): John was born in a reservation of social outcasts, better known as savages. His mother is Linda and his father is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well t ... ather is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well to civilization.Linda: Was left behind to live on the savage reservation when she accidentally got pregnant. She is ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World Roles Of Women

udes women in the plot to balance the story. However, when further examined, the female characters, Linda and Lenina, are in many ways emotionally and intellectually above their male counterpart, John ... Lenina, are in many ways emotionally and intellectually above their male counterpart, John, who is Linda's son and Lenina's love interest.Our first impression of Lenina can be rather misleading in th ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brave New World

savage): John was born in a reservation of social outcasts, better known as savages. His mother is Linda and his father is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well t ... ather is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well to civilization.Linda: Was left behind to live on the savage reservation when she accidentally got pregnant. She is ...

(4 pages) 427 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Brave New World

savage): John was born in a reservation of social outcasts, better known as savages. His mother is Linda and his father is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well t ... ather is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well to civilization.Linda: Was left behind to live on the savage reservation when she accidentally got pregnant. She is ...

(4 pages) 350 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Death of a salesman 9

's pride and emotions can bring about destruction for the American Dream. Lois Gordon's quote about Linda is a good example of the disillusionment that many people experience when loving someone too m ... ple of the disillusionment that many people experience when loving someone too much, when he says, "Linda, as the eternal wife and mother, the fixed point of affection both given and received, is, in ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Death of a salesman 9

's pride and emotions can bring about destruction for the American Dream. Lois Gordon's quote about Linda is a good example of the disillusionment that many people experience when loving someone too m ... ple of the disillusionment that many people experience when loving someone too much, when he says, "Linda, as the eternal wife and mother, the fixed point of affection both given and received, is, in ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

CHELSEA'S GREAT ADVENTURE

g after supper a beautiful bichon named Chelsea went for a long walk with her owner, the lovely Ms. Linda Cook. They went to the park. While walking in the park a lottery ticket got tangled on Chelsea ... me evening on the 10o’clock news they said the lotto numbers of the day. To Chelsea’s and Linda’s surprise the lottery ticket that got tangled in the fur was the winning ticket. “Y ...

(2 pages) 24 1 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays