His job to him is like a dream, unreal in which he despises and would rather somebody pick up a crowbar and batter out his brains than go back in the mornings.
Even the factory itself doesnt seem real, with celotex interior! , however his dedication to his job is one indicator of his affection and sense of responsibility to support them, which ties him to his family.
On the other hand, considering his role as a character in the play, he was very static, sticking to his goals of adventure and keeping the general attitude of neglect towards his family throughout the play.
However, in the end of the play, he has a sudden realisation, which could suggest the start of Toms change in character as he realises the role his family plays in giving his life sustenance and meaning.
One of the ways to counter his frustration he feels towards reality is by going to the movies.
His love for movies stands out in the play because he goes to them very often which he uses as an escape technique to arguments with Amanda.
We nailed him into a coffin and he got out of the coffin without removing one nail But then Tom continues with an sarcastic comment which sheds a light on Toms feelings towards his family and his job, as a kind of coffin—cramped, suffocating, and morbid—in which he is unfairly confined.
There is a trick that would come in handy for me—get me out of this two-by-four situation!
For example, Tom explains his unrealistic plans of leaving to Jim when he says, "I'm right at the point of committing myself to a future that doesn't include the warehouse and Mr...
Showed first 250 characters For example, Tom explains his unrealistic plans of leaving to Jim when he says, "I'm right at the point of committing myself to a future that doesn't include the warehouse and Mr.