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by Arthur Miller

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Why does Charley say Willy hasn't grown up in Death of a Salesman?

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In Act II of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman we find Willy Loman and his friend and neighbor, Charley talking to each other during one of Willy's hallucinatory memories. 

During this particular flashback, Willy is getting ready for Biff's biggest game in Ebbet's Field. We know how Willy lives vicariously through Biff's personal accomplishments in football. To an average person, this game should be about seeing Biff accomplish the goal of playing in a big field. To Willy, judging from his extremely agitated mannerisms, we can tell that this event signifies the...

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