Characterization of Linda Loman in Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller Name Grade Course Tutor’s Name (18, 06, 2011) Overview of the play Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller is a revolutionary play performed first in 1949 on Broadway. The play is a sarcastic story of an old man entangled in various family relations. The story encompasses irony of being an American national and how a man is forced to commit suicide in a hard phase of his life. Play encompasses a broader human nature and feelings, his attitudes towards success and failures of life, changes that takes place as one passes through various stages of life and how one takes on his responsibilities. (Royal Lyecum Theatre company). Characterization of Linda Loman Story revolves around a central character William Loman, however role of Linda Loman cannot be under-emphasized. Linda Loman is the wife of Willey Loman. A kind and affectionate woman who believes that one’s happiness is hidden in giving happiness to others.