Works with similar themes and elements:
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006): a traveling salesman struggles greatly, treats his son as well as he can, and finally succeeds through strong personal qualities and a change of career
A Streetcar Named Desire: memory; a character's interior life; self-destructive behavior
All My Sons: suicide; father-son relationships; postwar family life; the tragic hero
Oedipus: hubris and lack of self-knowledge lead to a man's downfall
Long Day's Journey into Night: dissolution of a family; financial strains
The Great Gatsby: the playing out of efforts to realize the American Dream
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism: Max Weber argues that...