Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Willy Lowman Born

1886

Willy started working at Wagner Company

1913

Biff born

1915

Happy born

1917

Willy says he was earning $170/week

1928

Flashbacks, Biff and Happy in high school

1930 - 1939

Biff met uncle Ben

1932

Current Setting of play: Opens in brooklyn, Biff and Happy return home, Willy loses his Job, Willy dies

1949

America

The Model T Ford on the Market

1908

The mordern production line

1913

Arthur Miller born

1915

WWI ended

1919

The Roaring 20s prosperity and growth

1920 - 1929

Great Depression, Arthur Miller moved to Brooklyn, Wall Street Crash

1929

Arthur Miller moved to New York and married

1938

The end of the great Depression, WWII begins

1939

Attack on Pear Harbour, US enters the war

1941

Atomic bombs dropped, WWII ends

1945

Arthur Miller writes Death of a Salesman in 6 weeks. Winner Pulitzer Prize

1949

A.M Divorced, married Marilyn Monroe

1956

Arthur Miller dies

2005