Death of a Salesman
Last Modified: 2014-08-03
- Willy's son, lives in Biff's shadow
- One of two assistants to the assistant buyer
- Seeks attention: “I’m losing weight, you notice, Pop?” “I’m going to get married, Mom. I wanted to tell you”
- Willy's wife
- mother to Biff and Happy
- takes everything Willy throws at her, treated like dirt
- infinitely patient
- successful business
- gives Willy money to pay his bills
- Willy's only friend
- goes to Africa & Alaska
- Willy's foil/alter ego (in his memory & imagination)
- Charley's son
- No match physically to the Lomans
- Studies hard and gets good grades
- Becomes a successful attorney
- Will argue a case to the Supreme Court
- Married with two boys.
- The son of Willy's former boss
- Willy's current boss
- Although younger than Willy, he talks to him in a condescending way and eventually fires him.
- Willy helped name him at birth.
- Represents the new generation of business men.
- oldest Lowman son
- high school athlete
- see's Willy with Francis
- can't keep a job because he steals from employers
- 84 year old Salesman whose example influenced Willy to also become a salesman
- One of Willy’s two main role models of success.
- Earned respect from others by being well-liked, even loved.
- Staying in the Parker House
- Sold in 31 states
- Biff worked for him
- Stole the ball from his store
- math teacher
- fails Biff
- Biff, Hap and Willy had dinner there
- 48th near 6th street
- Where Ben and Willy's father abandoned them.
- Ben went to find father in Alaska
- Willy was 3 years 11 months
- Place Biff found Willy and Miss Francis
- Willy clains she was having her room painted
- 1928 red Chevy
- had 82,000 miles
- Willy wants to plant carrots/beets in the backyard
- There are beautiful elms in the back yard
- Post war society
- Business world
- Abandonment issues
- Women’s role in the home
- Door to door salesmen
- Respect must be paid
- What makes a man?
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