How does the tension between Willy and Biff develop?

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The conflict between Willy and Biff seems to have developed in the wake of Biff's discovery (when he was very young) that Willy was having an affair. But more fundamentally, the tension between the two is owing to Willy's unrealistically high expectations for his son, and Biff's inability to meet them. Even as he has tried to hide his failures from his son, Willy remains convinced that Biff...

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