What are the roles of the minor characters in Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller?
Bernard: Charley`s son. His success and thoughtful character contrast with the failures of Willy`s sons.
Miss Forsythe and Letta: Women with who Biff and Happy flirt at a restaurant. Examples of superficial relationships.
Jenny: Secretary to Howard. Shows a realistic perception of Willy.
Ben Loman: Successful older brother of Willy and role model.
Happy Loman: Younger son of Willy. Follows his father's dream.
Linda Loman: Wife to Willy. Co-dependent in a sense. Holds the family together.
Howard Wagner: Boss who is successful but not compassionate. Eventually fires Willy.
The Woman: Willy had an affair with her. The affair is crucial to the plot. The Woman is not really fleshed out as a character.