4 Most Important Things About Death Of A Salesman

1) Being well-liked isn’t going to get you everything. You need skills.

2) There are or should be different measures of success; there isn’t just one American Dream.

Both of the above deal with Biff’s argument that we should be who we are.

3) Living in illusion is dangerous.

4) Family is vulnerable to larger social forces; it is a microcosm of the larger society. Thus betrayal/abandonment in the corporate world means that there will be betrayal/abandonment in the family. The family is not separate from society.

5) Money/capitalism/materialism is a trap.

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