Willy Loman is the tragic is the hero of the play Death of a Salesman. Willy is the father of two boys with money problems who struggles to live in present as he has flashbacks from the past.
The tragic hero's tragic flaw follows the background of his Hubris. His Hamartia is his excessive pride for his job believing he is a salesman like no other.
The main characters Hubris is that he has too much pride for his job. For example, when Charlie offered him a job, Willy insisted it was an insult due to the fact that he already had one.
Willy's Peripeteia is that he has too many bills to pay so he goes to Charlie for money, although he gives him the money, he also offers him a job but it goes back to the Hubris.
He realizes that something is wrong, when he starts to have flashbacks. Evem though he's having these flashbacks he still continues to think his kids will become something and life would be better without him.
At the end of the play Willy kills himself and linda is so upset. This is when the play really effects the audience and the emotion.