Death of a Salesman: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem

Death of a Salesman Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem For a salesman there is no rock bottom to life He don t put a bolt to a nut he don t tell you the law or give you medicine He s a man way out there in the blue riding on a smile and a shoeshine Wil

  • Title: Death of a Salesman: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem
  • Author: Arthur Miller
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback
  • For a salesman, there is no rock bottom to life He don t put a bolt to a nut, he don t tell you the law or give you medicine He s a man way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine Willy Loman has been a salesman for 34 years At 60, he is cast aside, his usefulness exhausted With no future to dream about he must face the crushing disappointments of hi For a salesman, there is no rock bottom to life He don t put a bolt to a nut, he don t tell you the law or give you medicine He s a man way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine Willy Loman has been a salesman for 34 years At 60, he is cast aside, his usefulness exhausted With no future to dream about he must face the crushing disappointments of his past He takes one final brave action, but is he heroic at last or a self deluding fool

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    1. احلامك بسيطة عملك بسيطدنياك بسيطة فهل هذا مبرر كافي لترحمك الحياة؟بالطبع لا فلا مكان فيها للبسطاءويلي لومان ثرثار مهزار؛ لا يلفت الانظار. .عاش 35عام يطوف بسيارته المليئة بالعينات على الولايات يسحر الزبائن. .و عندما تعدى الستينو تراجعت قدراته الاقناعية. .◾اخذ تدريجيا درسه ال [...]

    2. Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller تاریخ نخستین خوانش: روز پانزدهم ماه می سال 1976 میلادیعنوان: مرگ فروشنده - نمایشنامه در دو پرده؛ اثر: آرتور میلر؛ برگردان: عطاء‌الله نوریان؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، انتشارات پویا، 1351، در 213 ص، چاپ دیگر: تهران، رز، چاپ دوم 1355؛ چاپ دیگر: تهران، نشر قطره، 1382، در 180 ص؛ چا [...]

    3. A small man can be just as exhausted as a great man.There's something to be said for waiting until later in life to read certain books. The struggles of Willy Loman would have meant little to my younger, more impatient self. Now, the huge amount of time Loman spends dreaming of his halcyon days strikes a chord with me.Memory has a way of making everything seem bigger, brighter and better than it actually was. People have a tendency to dwell on the past when the present turns out to be not as the [...]

    4. Hate! Hate! Oh, the hate! Arthur Miller does a beautiful job of conveying the emptiness and meaninglessness of his protagonist's life. It left me wanting to jump off a very tall building if only I could overcome the crushing ennui and the conviction that even ending ones life was too meaningless and futile to contemplate. Maybe that means Miller accomplished what he set out to do, but I don't have to like it.

    5. The action below takes place in the GR cafeteria GR: Do you mind, is this seat taken?STEVEN: No, please do! GR: How are you today?STEVEN: FineGR: Could you spare a few moments?STEVEN: SureGR: So, what did you think of Death of a Salesman? STEVEN: Great!, the venue may have been small, but that just made the whole experience more intimate. I parked myself in a seat somewhere near the back and in the middle, so had a good panoramic view of the stage, the performances from all the cast were good, w [...]

    6. ME: Good evening and welcome to part 3 of "Newt Gingrich meets Arthur Miller". As you may know, Mr Gingrich has recently been encouraging Americans to read Miller's works. Our third episode is devoted to Death of a Salesman, which--LAWYER: Hold it right there: I'm sorry? Is there a problem?LAWYER: Oh, go on and pretend you don't know what this is about. The "salesman" you're referring to is my client, President Donald Trump. "Death" is too obvious to be worth commenting on. Like so many liberals [...]

    7. In this book, Arthur Miller's masterpiece, one finds the reason that Miller was blacklisted during the Red Scare. His undisguised longing for a break from the class system and his disdain for the so-called "American Dream" are nothing short of remarkable. Within Willy Lowman resides the typical American Dream with no reality. Overtaken by industrialism and materialism, this character represents the absolute failure of society's promise of economic prosperity. His life ends in the most tragic and [...]

    8. Dreams have a dark side, and Death of a Salesman makes that painfully obvious.Willy Loman, like all of us, just wants to be successful. And although at the start of the play he's amounted to nothing but failure, it's not from bad intention, it's not from lack of trying, it's from his ignorance. Willy thinks that success is measured in wealth, and the key to that is being well-liked. But he tries to cheat his way to wealth (instead of work hard and learn from his mistakes), so he ends up with no [...]

    9. من رو یاد چند تا فیلم و نمایشنامه دیگه انداخت، از گلنگری گلن راس و جک لمونش، تا اتوبوسی به نام هوس و مارلون براندوش - آیا این شیوه در دوره ای مورد علاقه ی روشنفکرهای امریکایی بوده؟ نمی دونم.حقیقتش من گلنگری رو خیلی بیشتر دوست داشتم. با هر دو فروشنده (ویلی لومان و شلی لوین) احساس ه [...]

    10. این روزها انگار که از خوندن نمایشنامه خیلی لذت میبرممرگ یک فروشنده هم از اون شاهکارهای فوق العاده بود با یه ریتم معمولی شروع میشه ولی از یه جایی به بعد رها کردنش ناممکنکل اثر رو میخونید تا انگار که همه جوانب تناقض سیستم سرمایه داری با طبیعت بشری رو لمس کنیدمرد فروشنده ای که تا [...]

    11. Book ReviewArthur Miller is a fantastic writer. 4 of 5 stars to one his most known works, Death of a Salesman, written in 1949. Most Americans read this in middle school as a required book for their English courses. I am not positive when I read this, but I re-read it as part of my English degree in college. I enjoyed it more the second-time around, but it is still a very rough book to read. Not in terms of bad writing, but in terms of topics and emotions.It focuses on the Loman family. The patr [...]

    12. خیلی دلم می‌خواهد یک اجرای خوب از این نمایش را ببینم، بیش‌تر به دلیل ساختار آن. تماشای جابه‌جایی زمان در صحنه تئاتر باید جالب باشد. همه‌ی جذابیت «مرگ فروشنده» برای من در همین تاریک‌روشن صحنه است. این‌که کسی از گذشته می‌آید، نور صحنه او را روشن می‌کند و باز در تاریکی فرو می [...]

    13. Recently added a Rereading Feature so members can keep track of all the times they’ve read a book. I wonder how many times I’ve read Death of a Salesman. The first time I read it was in high school and I didn’t really like it. In later years I developed an appreciation for the play and assigned it to my college literature classes. I even got a VHS tape of the 1985 film with Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich and watched it with my students. Now I find myself again teaching a literature cou [...]

    14. Arthur Miller, one of the greatest playwrights to date, captures the frailty that is the human condition in his Pulitzer Prize-winning-drama, Death of a Salesman. The main character, Willy Loman, epitomizes the average hardworking male, manically struggling to fulfill unattainable dreams. Loman now reaching the age of retirement and coming to terms with his physical limitations, Miller’s superior use of dialogue easily conveys Willy's gut-wrenching urgency to pass the baton to his disintereste [...]

    15. الفاتنة مارلين مونرو وهي تقرأ المسرحية :وفاة بائع متجوّل آرثر ميللرللحق : بريق آرثر ميللر بالنسبة لي يتمثل في نقطتين أساسيتين وهما :الأولى منهما وهي ارتباطه بطيبة الذكر عطرة السيرة الجميلة دائمًا وأبدًا : مارلين مونرو ,وهي لها من البريق ما يغلب على أي شخص ارتبط بها , ورغم خيان [...]

    16. I really hate giving this book (well, play) one star. I hate giving any "classic" one star, for that matter. It must have gone down in history for a reason, and is beloved by many. In most classics like this, even if I don't like the story, characters, etc I usually can find that "spark" that has made it so popular for so many years. But I can honestly say that I found no redeeming qualities in Death of a Salesman. None whatsoever. Sigh.Maybe I would have been more comfortable actually seeing th [...]

    17. با یک نگاه به اطراف یا حتی به خودمون "فروشنده هایی"رو میبینیم که هر روز در حال مرگ هستند."فروشنده هایی" که برای رسیدن به یک زندگی رویایی هر روز زیر بار قرض ، قسط و استرس آینده له میشن و دیگه فرصتی نیست برای زندگی نمایشنامه "مرگ فروشنده" داستان تنهایی و درماندگی مردی است که سال ها ب [...]

    18. نهایت درماندگی. نهایت دلمردگی وقتی گذشته و خاطرات، ناكامی ها و آرزوها حالت را می بلعد و تو نا توانی

    19. "I don't say he's a great man. Willie Loman never made a lot of money. His name was never in the paper. He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He's not to be allowed to fall in his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person."Attention, attention must finally be paid So sounds out Arthur Miller's cry to observe that every individual, every human being must ha [...]

    20. A book many apparently studied and hated in High-school, and no doubt I would have as well. I have no idea why that age group would be interested in the Story of Willie Loman our 60 year old "salesman" here, as he's looking back over his life. Has he been successful, or has he not, is he a tragic dreamer, a hero, or like most of us somewhere in between ? If you're not old enough to have asked these questions of yourself, this book most likely is not for you, that said it's been around since 1949 [...]

    21. “Death of a salesman” is an amazing classic in its true sense. It’s gripping, moving, touching and painful. In a world where everybody’s judged by his/her material accomplishments and investments, this profound piece of literature may be an alarming notion that what matters is not necessarily what one seeks or desires. Life’s merely a matter of living for the sake of others: A man is useful as long as he contributes to the society and useless once he stops. In such society there is no [...]

    22. نمایشنامه ای جذاب و خواندنی. امیدوارم به زودی روی صحنه هم ببینمش:-)

    23. على الرغم من إني دايمًا بحاول الادعاء عدم تفضيلي للأدب العدمي والسرديات الكئيبة للوجود، لكن من ذا الذي يستطيع أن يدعي لا واقعية هذا العمل؟ هذا العمل - والله - بمثابة صفعة على وجه الواحد كده، كي يعود إلى عالم الواقع، ويدرك كوس خالص، أن الحياة ليست بهذه البساطة.عمل كئيب جميل يلي [...]

    24. Oh the tragedy! This is so good to read though, I feel as though this book has to be read with someone because you must have someone to debrief with about the happenings throughout the plot. Good 'ol Willy.

    25. bbc/programmes/b06gpwk4Description: David Suchet, Zoë Wanamaker and director Howard Davies, who all won awards for the sell-out production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons in the West End in 2010, reunite to create a new production for Radio 3 of Miller's 1949 classic about the American dream and his second big Broadway success. The original won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award and Critics' Circle Award for Best Play. This new radio production is part of the celebrations across BBC [...]

    26. 4/5This book was better than I thought it would be. I was expecting a boring and easy read but what I got was very different. There was action even though you wouldn't really think that those scenes were that exciting. The characters were also really interesting.I felt bad for Willy at his determination to keep pursuing his dream of being a salesman despite his lack of success. I also was sad about how he truly didn't see his mistakes or reality. He had so many flashbacks and they interfered wit [...]

    27. “Inside of His Head.Miller saw the play as (setting forth what happens when a man does not have a proper grip on the forces of life, The play was basically looking from the edge of the grave at life)A play about dangerous illusions, obsolescence,the fear of dying a failure, it bored me but at least these novel was not thousand of pages.* Willy Loman never made a lot of money.His name was never in the paper. He is not the finest character that ever lived. But he is a human being, and a terrible [...]

    28. اوایل جذاب نبود برام.رفته رفته جالب شد و نتونستم زمین بزارمش. و جالب تر از خود داستان اقتباسی بود که از این کتاب در قالب فیلمنامه شده بود.

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