In his way of thought people without money are not well-liked and if you are not well-liked then you are …show more content… Willy leads a double life, because in his mind he sees himself as one of the most important people in the "sales world" when in reality, hardly anyone knows who Willy Loman is.
What the various authors and or readers must decide is whether or not this is a true goal.
Their abandonment of him, their enabling of his mistaken ideas and his conflict with Biff contribute to his failure as a father, salesman and human being. We only know Linda in contrast to Willy.
How does Miller view these innovations?
Biff and Happy hold their father to impossibly high standards, and he tries his best to live up to them You can make fifty dollars a week. In Death of a Salesman, Willy has many influences both good and bad attempting to direct his life; it is his refusal to choose the helpful advice that will ultimately lead to his downfall To Biff, they are a symbol of Willy's fakeness and his betrayal of Linda.