What are the similarities and differences between Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and the film The Pursuit of Happyness?

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In the film The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner sacrifices almost everything to succeed financially in the business world. He knows that he is capable of more, and he has this seemingly unrelenting belief that if he keeps working, he will come out on top. When I say he sacrifices "almost everything," I refer to his relationship with his son, which is one thing he is not willing to sacrifice. Chris realizes he needs to provide for his son, and he is an inspiration for his son.

Similar to Chris Gardner, Willy Loman in Miller's Death of a Salesman also makes many sacrifices to succeed financially in the business world. He doesn't have the same relationship with his son that Gardner has with his in Pursuit . In fact, one of Loman's downfalls is that he does sacrifice deep bonds with his family for more surface-level pleasures. When Biff catches Willy having an affair, it completely changes their relationship. Biff realizes Willy isn't the man Biff thought he was. Biff is still loyal to his...

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