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Essay | "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.
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"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

Summary: Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie shows us the reality of the Wingfield family. Amanda, Laura and Tom try to forget their problems, deficiencies, and "wounds" by doing different things. These include having Laura's Glass menagerie, Tom's going to movies, and Amanda's remembrances.
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

The Glass Menagerie, written by Tennessee Williams, was produced at the Civic Theater, Chicago, IL in 1944, December 26. As soon as this play was written and especially after being created on the stage of the theater, it made the great popularity. It was writer's first popular success. The play shows the ordinary Wingfield family. This is not really usual family: the members of this family have lacks of some things, which they try to "repair" by doing many things, which I will introduce later.

The play starts from the ordinary meal. But Amanda, mother of two children, always tells her son, Tom, how to eat, how to chew:

"Honey, don't push with your fingers...And chew, chew!..."

This makes Tom really angry. He stops eating and goes to smoke. This first scene shows us how tired Tom was of...

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This section contains 820 words
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