Let's face it; writing essays is part and parcel of high school and college. If you're just a beginner when it comes to writing essays, there is no better starting point than talking about entire writing process in details.
There are many different themes running through Death of a Salesman, and being aware of what these are can make it much easier to write your essay. Some of the themes include death and suicide, the American dream, the different role the sexes play, as well as various others.
Whether you wish to write your essay based on one of these themes, or you simply want to make reference to them from time to time in your paper, it helps to understand what the themes are, so that you can recognise them when they appear in the book.
Whilst reading the work, if you spot any passages that are in some way related to the themes that you have listed, then you can highlight these passages directly in the book. This will make it easier when it comes to the writing process, as you can quickly and easily flick through the book to see relevant passages that you can reference.
For additional help when it comes to writing your essay, it can be useful to look for inspiration from online sources. It may be that you look for prewritten papers, or you could look for various writing guides and advice from sites related to the book. Equally, you may well find groups and forums populated by fans of the book who would be willing to impart any advice that they may have.
For every successful student it's not a secret that planning your assignments will save you a lot of time. So never omit this part of writing.