1. Oedipus, Macbeth, and Willy Loman?
Oedipus, Macbeth, Lear, Hamlet, Othello "or Willy Loman. ... Willy Loman is indeed a pathetic and tragic hero of Death of a Salesman, for his problems stem from his own delusions, not unlike Oedipus. ... Both Willy Loman and Oedipus suffer from a major flaw in their character, which is the primary factor in drawing the course of their respective fates. ... Willy Loman is incapable of discerning what is real from what is not. ... Willy Loman speaks not of "success," so much as of being "well liked" (Miller 1324). ...
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