What conflicts did Willy Loman face with society in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller?

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One of the major conflicts that Willy Loman faces in Death of a Salesman is his conflict with society, which arguably springs from his own conflict with himself. As his issues with himself develop, so too do his conflicts with society as a whole. For example, he feels bitter about the fact that as he ages, he has more difficulty making sales that would have once been easy for him as a younger man. This results in a lot of anger and philosophical questioning of the meaning of this betrayal and judgment by a society that once celebrated him. He believes that there is some sort of "trick" or key to success for selling, and he is on a constant search to find it, but to no avail.

Willy's main issue is actually...

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