The Glass Menagerie Essay | Escaping Reality in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

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Escaping Reality in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

Summary: In The Glass menagerie written by Tennessee Williams it is sometimes argued that the characters, Tom, Laura and Amanda are escaping from reality. In the essay this topic will be discussed.
"Tom, Laura and Amanda;

escaping from reality"?"

In the book The Glass Menagerie it can be said that Tom, Amanda and Laura Wingfield are all trying to escape from reality. They all cope with this in their own way. Each member of the Wingfield family is unable to overcome this difficulty, so as a result they find their own way into fantasy and illusion, there they find a certain comfort which they don't have in the `real world'. Now we will discuss how the characters try escape from reality.

Laura

The 23 year old crippled daughter Laura Wingfield has no grip on reality she is too fragile to "enter" reality. Laura lives in a private world, the glass animals she has represent her personal life; symbolizing for how extremely delicate and fragile she is. Laura spends her time walking around the parks, while...

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