1. Although Miller does not specify what type of salesman Willy is, Miller definitely situates the play in the past. How could you apply Willy's situation to society today? Write a short play in which you give Willy a specific occupation and place it in a modern setting.
2. Construct a scene in which Linda learns of Willy's affair. Concentrate on Linda's reaction to the news, as well as her reactions to Willy and Biff.