This activity is a post-viewing exercise for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. Students are required to comment briefly on the ways Willy, Biff, and Happy conform to what Willy believes to be the most important components of the American Dream:
1. Avoiding Manual Labour;
2. Appearing Successful;
3. Children More Successful;
4. Spending Money on Material Goods;
5. Being “Well-Liked”;
6. Having Security; and,
7. Concealing Faults.
At the bottom of the exercise is a source for quick and easy reference.