Critical Character Analysis

In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, I need the character of Charley, to be analyzed.
Willy’s next-door neighbor. Charley owns a successful business and his son, Bernard, is a wealthy, important
lawyer. Willy is jealous of Charley’s success. Charley gives Willy money to pay his bills, and Willy reveals at
one point, choking back tears, that Charley is his only friend.
Write a detailed scholarship essay of a character analysis of Charley from Death of a Salesman
Specifically, the “Character’s Spine”. What makes this character tick–relevant, necessary for the story.
What are the physically, emotionally, physiologically, spiritually afflictions/ details of the character?
How did they get into their predicament or predicament of the story?
How does the character shed light on the play?
Involvement, influence etc
What are the character motivations– inwardly and outwardly?

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