He has no job, and spends his time sleeping with older women.
He was working in the West, but has now come home and has no job.
He was working in Alaska, but has returned so that he can find good wife.
He has a job as an administrative assistant, but doesn't enjoy it very much.
That more women like Happy shows that he will be more successful.
Biff's athletic accomplishments will get Bernard into a better college.
Bernard is "liked, but not well liked."
Biff and Happy have better business connections because of WIlly.
Alaska oil fields
African diamond mines
Mexican gold mines
He is a human being, and "attention must be paid."
He has provided well for his family.
He has been a dedicated father.
He is a successful man who can teach his family a great deal.
Willy cannot afford to pay for college.
He refuses to go to summer school to pass math.
He cannot get an athletic scholarship, as he expected.
Biff prefered to go west and work on a ranch.
Biff never trains properly for his games.
Biff is too tough with the girls.
Biff is constantly stealing.
Biff does not study for the Regents exam.
Happy has never been as loved by their father as Biff.
Happy has never tasted the success that Biff has.
Happy has never risked failure.
Happy has never had the gratifying social life that Biff has.
What? Willy died? When did THAT happen?
He was homeless, living on the streets in Oklahoma City.
He did not want to have any contact with his father.
He was in jail.
He was moving from place to place without a concrete address.
Willy finds out that Biff has been stealing.
Biff has unrealistic expectations about his father's success.
Willy is disappointed that Biff refuses to go to college.
Biff finds out that Willy is having an affair.
Biff does not show up to the exam at all out of bitterness toward Willy.
Bernard neither admires nor respects Biff.
It is a state exam, and Bernard could be arrested.
Bernard thinks that Biff should do his own work.
His sense of humor.
His promise to buy her stockings.
His hope for the future.
His charismatic personality.