Willy Loman's Brother Ben: Tragic Insight inDeath of a Salesman

Sister Bettina
1962 Modern Drama  
Nationality: American [In the following essay, Sister Bettina examines the function of the character of Ben in Death of a Salesman, arguing that Ben is an extension of Willy's own consciousness, and that through [Ben] Miller provides for the audience a considerable amount of the tragic insight which, though never quite reaching Willy, manifests itself to them in the dramatic presentation the workings of his mind. ]
doi:10.3138/md.4.4.409 fatcat:qxgl76hlofd6laxyqj3nnqbs4e