Research Essay Instructions
Your assignment is to show how and why Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is significant to that time period. Some points to consider may be:
Your essay should summarize the main points of the historical period you are discussing. You should also summarize the main points of the source texts(s) you are analyzing.
Your essay must have at least five credible sources. The minimum length is 1500 words. It must be in MLA format, and it must use all MLA research guidelines.
Here are the prompts. Choose only one please!
"Because the man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead. Be liked and you will never want. You take me, for instance. I never have to wait in line to see a buyer. Willy Loman is here! That’s all they have to know, and I go right through." Willy Loman
Your assignment is writing an essay on Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. You will research the historical context for the play, either relating to the American Dream or the role of women, or you may analyze the characters in the play and how they relate to Arthur Miller's real life family.