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Great Santini and Glass Menagerie Comparison

Summary: The Great Santini by Pat Conroy and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams both have a significant mother figure. Lillian Meecham plays the role in The Great Santini while Amanda Wingfield does in The Glass Menagerie. Both Amanda and Lillian put emphasis on their values- on always looking their best.
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams both

have a significant mother figure. Lillian Meecham plays the role in The Great Santini while

Amanda Wingfield does in The Glass Menagerie. Both Amanda and Lillian put emphasis on

their values- on always looking their best. They dressed their best to have people think highly of

them and to have respect for them. The mothers in both books have special relationships with

both their daughters and their sons. With their daughters, Lillian pressures Mary Anne as does

Amanda with Laura to focus on getting a guy. Both mothers don't see their daughters for who

they are. With their sons, both mothers have different relationships. With Tom, Amanda

constantly nags at him causing a growing distance between them. With Ben, Lillian grows closer

to him because they are alike. In general...

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