The book report "Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller" analyzes the composition "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller’s which enlightens the tale of a man’s confronting disappointment in the success-driven civilization of America and illustrates the tragic course which ultimately leads to his bereavement. Willy’s older brother Ben appears to be a subordinate personality and his performances are only observed through Willy’s fantasies. Ben serves to represent all that Willy once anticipated for but never accomplished, "The man knew what he wanted and went out and got it! Walked into a jungle, and comes out, the age of twenty-one, and he's rich!" the American Dream and as an inspiring influence for Willy.
Willy Loman’s eldest son, Biff Loman, is moved in two differing directions by the responsibilities and pressures of his own father, "I realized what a ridiculous lie my whole life has been." Biff feels bitterness towards his father as a consequence of unacceptable affair which happened in the past. Willy continuously badgers Biff with regards to his salesman principles and attitude then, Biff starts to get unconfident and feels like he gains a figure of a loser. Biff acts in a disobedient manner. Biff finally identifies that he is a distinctive personality that makes mix ups and that his father is merely the same as he says, "Pop, I'm a dime a dozen and so are you." Howard Wagner is Willy's boss. He is a baseline businessman who perceives Willy as a worn-out old salesman depending on his capability to talk.