Willy in Death of a Salesman: Character Analysis


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In Death of a Salesman, how old is Willy Loman?

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1. In Death of a Salesman, what does Willy Loman do for a living?

2. In Death of a Salesman, is Willy a successful salesman?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this worksheet and quiz combo focus on Willy Loman, the central character in Death of a Salesman. The quiz tests you on Willy's age, his career and plans, and how he dies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions on the quiz include:

  • How old Willy is
  • What he does for a living
  • Why he approaches his boss and what he asks for

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Willy's situation to explain what he wants from his boss
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about his level of success at his work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what he does that causes his death

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson titled Willy in Death of a Salesman: Character Analysis to find out more about him. The lesson will help you meet these objectives:

  • Explain who Ben is and how he is connected to Willy
  • Describe Willy's relationship with his sons
  • Discuss why Willy wavers between dreams and reality