America is a country founded by dreamers. Religious idealists, political experimentalists, gold-fevered opportunists all possessed faith in a better future. In America dreams come true if we try our best. All of us are believers.
When it premiered in 1949, Death of A Salesman was a near immediate success, but its discussions about success were no new concept. What has changed since then is our broad understanding of—and reverence for—the American Dream.