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Why read it?
- Being a play, it is full of dialogue. This is great for practicing conversational English.
- It is great for practicing typical spoken contractions and interjections.
- You’ll find fantastic informal speech and lots of important phrasal verbs.
- It is just 128 pages so it’s very quick to read.
This is a 1949 award-winning play which is considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century. It is about Willy Loman, a tired, failing salesman who is unhappy with the failure of his sons. He is also jealous of the success and happiness of his neighbour and his son, which causes him to suffer a lot. Among its important and interesting themes is the reflection on the American dream and the personal interpretation of it.