Journals #4 and 5 for Death of a
Complete the following assignments for Monday, April
#4 The Name Game
Consider the names of all the main characters in the
play as well as some of the minor characters. Offer your ideas as to what
the names mean (or do some research) and then explain why you think those
names (or lack of names… *hint*) is significant given that character in the
#5 Linda's "We're free" Speech
Take some time to reread and study Linda's speech (and the accompanying
stage directions) at the end of the play. Discuss the significance of what
Linda says, especially the last repeated lines... "We're free and clear.
We're free..." Also discuss the significance of Miller's stage directions,
particularly the flute music and the "rising" apartment buildings.