Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Alaska, Africa, American West
Seeds
Stockings
Tennis Racket
Diamonds and the Jungle
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
What’s Up With the Title?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Brief Summary
Events
Act One
Act Two
Requiem
Characters
Willy Loman
Timeline
Linda Loman
Biff Loman
Happy Loman
Charley
Bernard
Ben
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Success
Success Quotes
Respect and Reputation
Respect and Reputation Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Abandonment
Abandonment Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Betrayal
Betrayal Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
I’ll Save You the Suspense - He Dies
I’ll Save You the Suspense - He Dies Flashcards
I’ll Save You the Suspense - He Dies True or False
Essay
Teaching Death of a Salesman
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Expressionistic Images
Selling the American Dream
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Literary Devices
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop