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Tear Jerker / Death of a Salesman

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  • The whole damn play, but especially the interactions between Willy and Biff when Biff catches Willy having an affair and later confronts him on being suicidal.
  • Biff tearfully begging his father to at last admit the truth about his own life and Biff's being a failure, as Biff himself has done.
  • Willy's conversation with the now-successful Bernard drives home the point about how Willy as a Broken Pedestal put Biff on a path to failure.
  • Linda breaking down at Willy's funeral, telling him that she finally paid off the house but will be living in it alone.