Introduction to Drama: Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

It is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. The play premiered on Broadway in February 1949, running for 742 performances, and has been revived on Broadway four times, winning three Tony Awards for Best Revival. It is widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century.

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Characters

  1. Willy Loman:  An insecure traveling salesman, father of Biff and Happy and married to Linda.
  2. Biff Loman: Willy’s thirty-four-year-old elder son.
  3. Linda Loman:  Willy’s loving wife.
  4. Happy Loman: Willy’s thirty-two-year-old younger son
  5. Charley:  Willy’s Neighbor
  6. Bernard: Charley’s son and an important, successful lawyer.
  7. Ben: Willy’s wealthy older brother
  8. The Woman:  Willy’s mistress
  9. Howard Wagner : Willy’s boss.
  10. Stanley:  A waiter at Frank’s Chop House
  11. Miss Forsythe and Letta :Two young women whom Happy and Biff meet at Frank’s Chop House.
  12. Jenny: Charley’s secretary.

Quizzes

  1. Quiz (12 Questions)
  2. Full Book  Quiz (25 Questions)
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  4. Quiz (20 Questions)
  5. Quiz (25 Questions)
  6. Quiz (10 Questions)
  7. Another  Quiz
  8. Death of a Salesman Study Guide for Teachers

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