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Summary: Essay provides a drama reflection on "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.
Tennessee Williams was born on March 26, 1911, as Thomas Lanier Williams. Much of Tennessee Williams work shows his fascination with characters facing lonely struggles in emotionally starved environments. Much of his work has biographical roots, harking back to his own family's atmosphere of repression and anger, evoked through characterization of psychologically vulnerable women and domineering men. In his memoirs, Williams called "The Glass Menagerie" with its burden of guilt and cruelty, "the big one-close to the marrow of my being." (1693) In the play, "The Glass Menagerie," I believe that Tennessee Williams did an excellent job with the setting, plot, tone, theme, and the symbolic imagery. Williams also uses lyrical symbolism, and I believe this play is autobiographical, and the characters have to do with the family of Tennessee Williams. I liked the way Williams used the actions of the characters, the point of view, and the climax of the...

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