Now that you have now studied closely a key scene from Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, consider and answer the following question.
How does Arthur Miller use dialogue and stage direction (the words he has written on the page) to both advance the action of the play as well as to further the audience's understanding of its characters?
In answering this question, please pay close attention to the language of the dialogue and refer frequently to the text using direct quotation. Feel free as needed to refer to other scenes in the play.
Structure this essay however you like. It should represent forty minutes of your best focused thinking and ideas.