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What is a requiem Why is this section called a requiem?

The requiem is the last act of Miller's play where the sad truth of Willy Loman's existence is revealed to the audience and the Loman family. The requiem serves as a place where Miller paints a picture of Willy's death as an ironic end to his tragic life.

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In this manner, what is the purpose of the Requiem in the play?

The definition of Requiem in' The concise Oxford dictionary' is a special Mass for repose of souls of the dead'. The Requiem serves as a tribute to Willy Loman. Sympathy is evoked and reasons for his behavior are given. Charley gives the central speech-' Nobody dast blame this man.

Beside above, what does Requiem mean in music? requiem. A requiem, or dirge, can also be a piece of music used for this ceremony or in any other context honoring those who have died. The word requiem comes from the opening words of the Roman Catholic Mass for the Dead, which is spoken or sung in Latin (requies means “rest”).

Hereof, what is a requiem in literature?

Requiem is defined as: Any chant, hymn, dirge or musical service for the dead?.

Why does Linda say we're free?

Linda's remark at the play's end means that they're now free of debt; the mortgage on the house has been paid, evidently with insurance money from Willy's death. Biff wants Willy to see that they are not destined for greatness or special treatment; being ordinary is acceptable and normal.

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