The Glass Menagerie Essay | "The Glass Menagerie" and "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls"

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"The Glass Menagerie" and "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls"

Summary: The Christopher Durang story is an updated parody of the basic poignant, bittersweet story told in The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams. "For Whom the Southern Belles Toll" is comic relief even though the characters may be just as dysfunctional. Both works captivate their audience by transporting the reader to a different life.
Two Literary Works That Go Hand in Hand

Both The Glass Menagerie written by Tennessee Williams and "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls" written by Christopher Durang are solid enjoyable plays on their own but even more enjoyable when read together. Both are genuinely creative plays offering their own unique perspective of characters from the South first as depicted by Tennessee Williams then poked fun at by Christopher Durang using the characters developed by Williams.

The Glass Menagerie is a somber and moving piece of literature which portrays a completely dysfunctional family of three through the memory and perspective of Tom, a factory worker in the 1930's. A reader of The Glass Menagerie feels sorry for the character Laura, Tom's sister because she limps. The reader also feels sorry for her because her mother in denying Laura her feelings about...

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