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Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

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Study Questions & Essay Topics

Suggestions for Further Reading

1. What was Biff doing in the West before the play begins?

2. What did Biff steal from Bill Oliver’s store when he was a boy?

3. What does Biff steal from Bill Oliver’s office as an adult?

4. What product does Willy sell?

5. For what region is Willy responsible in his sales?

6. How old is Happy?

7. What did Willy’s father sell?

8. Where did Willy’s father go after he abandoned his family?

9. Where did Ben end up when he went looking for his father?

10. Where does Biff find Willy with The Woman?

11. How old was Dave Singleman when he died?

12. What is the name of the restaurant where Happy and Biff take Willy?

13. How much money does Charley usually give Willy each week?

14. What subject did Biff fail in high school?

15. Where does Happy work?

16. What was Biff’s position at Bill Oliver’s store when he was a boy?

17. On what day of the week does Willy die?

18. On the sales trip that immediately precedes the beginning of the play, which city did Willy reach before turning back?

19. How long has Willy worked for his sales firm?

20. What does Howard show Willy in his office?

21. What is Bernard’s adult occupation?

22. What does Biff allow Bernard to carry to the Ebbets Field game?

23. What is the name of Charley’s secretary?

24. What does Happy order from Stanley at the restaurant?

25. To what kind of store does Willy ask Stanley to direct him?

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Simple Minded

by WhiteRaven007, October 09, 2012

I went on here to review for a test, and it was a complete waste of time. The interpretation of the play is no narrow minded my 10 year old brother could have figured it out.

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Death of a Salesman

by rjkbasck, March 01, 2013

I saw the play; Sparknotes is an excellent recap of the play.

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WOW

by manoymano, March 02, 2013

Id be better off just reading the book.

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