Death of a Salesman (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

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Overview

This SparkNote delivers knowledge on Death of a Salesman that you won't find in other study guides:
  • Summaries of every chapter with thorough Analysis.
  • Explanation of the key Themes, Motifs, and Symbols including:

    —The American Dream
    —Abandonment
    —Betrayal
    —Mythic Figures
    —The American West
    —Diamonds
    —Linda's and The Woman's Stockings
    —The Rubber Hose

  • Detailed Character Analysis of Willy Loman, Biff Loman, Happy Loman, Linda Loman and Charlie.
  • Identification and discussion of Important Quotations.
  • A summary of Key Facts, a 25-question review Quiz, and Study Questions and Essay Topics to help you prepare for papers and tests.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411488168
  • Publisher: Spark Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
  • Format: Spark Note
  • Sales rank: 214,749
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Table of Contents

Context 1
Plot Overview 3
Character List 9
Analysis of Major Characters 13
Willy Loman 13
Biff Loman 14
Happy Loman 14
Linda Loman and Charley 15
Themes, Motifs & Symbols 17
The American Dream 17
Abandonment 17
Betrayal 18
Mythic Figures 18
The American West, Alaska, & the African Jungle 19
Seeds 19
Diamonds 19
Linda's and the Woman's Stockings 20
The Rubber Hose 20
Summary & Analysis 21
Act I 21
Act I (Continued) 23
Act I (Continued) 26
Act I (Continued) 28
Act II 30
Act II (Continued) 34
Act II (Continued) 36
Act II (Continued) 38
Act II (Continued) 41
Requiem 44
Important Quotations Explained 47
Key Facts 53
Study Questions & Essay Topics 55
Study Questions 55
Suggested Essay Topics 58
Review & Resources 59
Quiz 59
Suggestions for Further Reading 64
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  • Posted June 28, 2012

    Great help in understanding the story in depth

    Being able to study the play in depth for school, spark notes really help!!

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