Essays on Biff Loman

Biff Loman is a central character in Arthur Miller’s play “Death of a Salesman.” Biff is the older son of the play’s protagonist, Willy Loman. Biff is a former high school football star whose life has not turned out the way his father had hoped. Biff has been in and out of jail and has had a series of dead-end jobs. Biff is a man who is searching for his purpose in life. He is a man who is struggling to find his way.

Essay themes and ideas about Biff Loman

  • The Tragic Flaws of Willy Loman
  • The Unreliable Narrator: Biff Loman as the Voice of Willy Loman
  • The American Dream and the Failure of the Lomans
  • The Role of Women in the Loman Family
  • The Importance of Friendship in Salesman
  • The Symbolic Significance of the Salesman’s Car
  • The Metaphorical Significance of the Salesman’s House
  • The Tragic Downfall of Willy Loman
  • The Impact of Willy Loman’s Death on His Family
  • The Significance of the Title “Salesman”