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What are the similarities and differences between Biff and Happy Loman in "Death...
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Similarities: 1. Both cling to their father's idea of having "personal
attractiveness" as the criteria for success.
2. Both appear to discount their father's (Willy) views and
dreams about life early in the play.
Differences: 1. Biff is lazy and seems to have no ambition in life;
Happy is working and hoping to get ahead in his job.
2. Biff is the oldest son, Happy is the youngest.
3. Biff is the son that Willy sacrifices himself for, not for
4. In the end, Biff is the one who sees the reality that is
the situation and his father and Happy still believes
that Willy at least had a dream and "did not die in vain."
Posted by purplepenguin on November 13, 2008 at 4:51 AM (Answer #1)
Biff think about his mother more than happy
Posted by maticha on January 12, 2012 at 11:22 PM (Answer #2)
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