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Why does Willy want to plant seeds?   no

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Willy's attempt to plant seeds in his yard late at night is symbolic. He is doing something he should have done a long time ago. Now the tall buildings have surrounded his little home, and anything he planted wouldn't get enough sunlight to grow. He can't even see to read the planting instructions on the seed envelopes. He hasn't saved or invested money. He has...

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