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The Glass Menagerie

Summary: Summarizes the play, "The Glass Menagerie," by Tennessee Williams. Describes the setting, plot and the conflict of main characters the Wingfields, as they struggle against the hopelessness that threatens their lives.
"The Glass Menagerie" was written by the playwright Tennessee Williams. People say that this story is almost as a autobiography of William's life. The setting of the play is in an alleyway apartment in St. Louis. The play is told as a memory through the eyes of, Tom, one of the characters. The drama has four main characters, Tom Wingfield, Amanda Wingfield, Laura Wingfield, and Jim O'Connor. Tom is the protagonist of the story and, it is his memory that we are hearing. People get old and people don't have "gentleman callers" but it is not because a person has changed but because times have changed.

The conflict of the play is mostly between the two main protagonists, Tom and Amanda Wingfield. Each of the Wingfields struggle against the hopelessness that threatens their lives. Tom's fear of remaining in a job for years and years drives him...

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