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death of a salesman plot summary

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Death of a Salesman Plot Summary

This play is about Willy Loman who is the main character. Willy has
spent his whole life "way out there in the blue, riding a smile and a
shoeshine," proud of his ability to sell anything to anyone and to provide for
his family. Now he finds himself at the end of his career, and at the end of his
rope. He's lost his job, the respect of his sons, and finally, his hope. Willy
tries to commit suicide many times because hes unsatisfied with his life.Willy
has an affair with the “woman”. Willy also starts to see his brother Ben who
is dead. Linda Loman who is Willy’s wife and who is worried about Willy
and she is very depressed because of Willy and the way he is. Biff is one of
Willy’s sons. Biff is angry at Willy but he wants to please him. Happy is
Willy’s other son and Happy tries to be like Willy in a way. Willy tries to kill
himself with his car and he also tries to kill himself in the basement . Linda
puts up with this and tries to help Willy and asks both Happy and Biff to help
to.Willy starts to lose his mind more and more talking to himself and with his
brother who is dead .Death of a Salesman is a good book to read i thought it
was interesting because of how Willy becomes all crazy and has his affair
with the woman .



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