Oxford Literature Companions: Death of a Salesman

Oxford Literature Companions: Death of a Salesman

By Su Fielder
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Book Description

Easy to use in the classroom or as a tool for revision, Oxford Literature Companions provide student-friendly analysis of a range of popular A Level set texts. Each book offers a lively, engaging approach to the text, covering characterisation and role, genre, context, language, themes, structure, performance and critical views, whilst also providing a range of varied and in-depth activities to deepen understanding and encourage close work wtih the text. Each book
also includes a comprehensive Skills and Practice section, which provides detailed advice on assessment and a bank of exam-style questions and annotated sample student answers. This guide covers Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Plot and Structure
    • Plot
    • Structure
  • Context
    • Biography of Arthur Miller
    • Historical context
    • Theatrical context
  • Genre
    • Tragedy and Death of a Salesman
    • The memory play
    • Realism
    • Expressionism
    • Absurdism
  • Characterization and Roles
    • Main characters
      • Willy Loman
      • Linda
      • Biff Loman
      • Hap Loman (Happy)
      • Charley and Bernard
      • Ben
    • Minor characters
      • Howard Wagner
      • The Woman
      • Miss Forsythe and Letta
  • Language
    • Stage directions
    • Dramatic language – characters’ dialogue
    • Language and characterization
    • Figurative language, motifs, symbols and images
  • Themes
    • Dreams
    • Truth and lies; illusions, delusions and secrets
    • Memories, nostalgia and change
    • Fathers, sons and sibling rivalry
    • Identity and the significance of names
    • Money
    • Travel, distance and geographical location
  • Performance
    • Dramatic interpretation
    • Setting design
    • Costume
    • Music
    • Production history
  • Critical views
    • Social, political or Marxist perspectives
    • Feminist perspectives
    • Freudian and other psychoanalytical perspectives
  • Skills and Practice
    • Exam skills
    • Sample questions
    • Sample answers
  • Glossary
  • Back Cover
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