Generally, one is to keep in mind that popular work discloses ten major themes, namely illusion vs.
reality (the theme I want to highlight in detail), memory, freedom, quest, instinct vs.
He is unable to distinguish between reality and illusion.
He believes that his sons are great men who have what it takes to be successful and beat the business world.
Except that sometimes, you have to admit he's a sweet personality"(66).
Obviously, Willie's failure to bring up his children effectively, and his delusional thinking including denial of reality helps fortify his depleting condition and confusion.
However, he is mistaken, for in reality, his sons aren't, and can't be successful.
Willy himself couldn't cope with the outcome of his boys and often contradicted himself.
While considering such complex psychological situation, it becomes evident that psychological loss of space seems to be one of the key problems the author highlights in his play.
I would like to tell a few words about the author of the play.