Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

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How would you desribe the Hotel scene for Biff in Death of a Salesman? I'm writing a diary entry from the day that Biff discovers his father with the Woman. How would you describe this important scene?

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Remember that this is perhaps the most defining moment of Biff's life. It is the discovery of his father's adultery that sets Biff on the road of becoming an itinerant worker who drifts around without any seeming aim or purpose in his life. Therefore it is going to be perhaps one of the most important events Biff could write about in the diary you have been asked to complete.

If one looks at the scene in Act Two, one can see the sense of betrayal and shock that Biff feels when he discovers the truth about his father. Note the following exchange and how it...

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