Death of a Salesman

Death of a salesman

from the earliest scene in salesmen,it appears almost inevitable that wily will kill himself. This generates a scene of tragic destiny does willy have ant choice in the matter? what role do the members of his family play in the choice or lack thereof ?

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I think that Willy'ssuicide was inevitable, nothing his family could have done would have changed his ultimate decision to take his own life. The boys had to move on and make lives for themselves.... those lives would be unlike their father's, as their father's life was antiquated. Things were changing, and Will was unable to change with the times. Linda, on the other hand, can't seem to make her husband listen. She's patient and kind, but she isn't assertive.... she cannot make Willy understand the reality of their world, or the fact that everything is not the way he sees it.