Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

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  • Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman

    Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman

    "A star like that, magnificent, can never really fade away." Willy Loman is an aging traveling salesman who has long believed, despite all evidence to the contrary, in the American Dreaml that is, if you work hard, you will be successful. Unfortunately, the promise is either hollow or misunderstood by...

  • Biff in Death of a Salesman

    Biff in Death of a Salesman

    Biff Loman is Willy's son, who, despite being thirty-four years old, has yet to find his purpose in life. Like his father, Biff's dreams are unfulfilled, leaving him frustrated and angry, both with himself and Willy. Be sure you understand the complicated relationship between father and son by taking the...

  • Charley in Death of a Salesman

    Charley in Death of a Salesman

    Charley is Willy Loman's neighbor and long time friend; in fact, he is Willy's only friend. It is Charley who offers Willy money and a job. But unlike Willy, Charley has a successful son and a better grasp of reality. Be sure you understand Charley and his relationship with Willy...

  • Bernard in Death of a Salesman

    Bernard in Death of a Salesman

    Bernard is the son of Willy Loman's long time friend, Charley. Unlike Willy's own sons, Biff and Happy, Bernard is successful by anyone's standards. Be sure you understand how Bernard's real accomplishments compare to the one's Willy invents for his boys by taking the quiz over the character of Bernard...

  • Ben Loman in Death of a Salesman

    Ben Loman in Death of a Salesman

    Ben Loman is Willy's brother and "Uncle Ben" to Biff and Happy. Even though the brothers have had little contact, Ben has reached mythical status in Willy's imagination for his bold adventures and take-no-prisoners attitude. Be sure you understand the Ben of Willy's imaginings by taking the quiz over the...

  • Death of a Salesman Overview

    Death of a Salesman Overview

    Uncover the Loman family's secrets with help from eNotes' Death of a Salesman Overview Quiz, designed to test you on the characters, plot and setting of Miller's play to help you study smarter.