Arthur Miller’s most famous play, Death of a salesman, was published in 1949. The Broadway premiere was February 10, 1949.The setting takes place in New York and Boston in 1948. Willy Loman, and old salesman, returns home from a business trip .He returned from his business trip early because he was going off the road while he was driving. His wife Linda suggest to Willy that maybe being on the road isn’t safe for him, and that he should ask his boss ,Howard, for a local office job. Despite Willy’s problems at his work he has two other problems at home ,Biff and Happy. Willy starts to have these dreams where he starts talking really loud in his dreams. One night his whole family wakes up. Linda his wife confronts to the …show more content…
We’d be out playin’ ball again..”this shows how he would rather play ball than do business or work. Huff Post Teen quotes, “So what gives with Generation Lay -Z” they are insuring that generation z is lazy. Unlike generation Z generation GI wasn’t lazy because they “defeated Hitler”.
Due to Biff being lazy he is also unmotivated he shows this when he says “I am not a leader of men, Willy, and neither are you. You were never anything but a hard-working drummer who landed in the ash can like the rest of them! I’m one-dollar an hour, Willy! I tried seven states and couldn’t raise it. A buck an hour! Do you gather my meaning? I’m not bringing home any prizes anymore and you’re going to stop waiting for me to bring them home.” He is angry and he doesn't want to do anything anymore. To agree with this Huff post says,” they’re simultaneously earning the reputation among older generations of being lazy unaware and apathetic.” this shows how generation Z it portraying itself to the way that Biff act towards his father.
In conclusion Biff and happy are classified under generation Z because Biff can't keep a job Happy all he wants to do is play and Biff doesn't want to work. This makes them part of generation Z because they are lazy, unmotivated and indecisive.
Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman. New York: Penguin Books, 1986
Gregoire, Carolyn. "Generation Z Teens Stereotyped As 'Lazy And Unaware'" The Huffington