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Essay | The Glass Menagerie

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of The Glass Menagerie.
This section contains 1,191 words
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The Glass Menagerie

Summary: Throughout the Glass Menagerie, by Tennesse William, the author did an excellent job at drawing out emotional responses from his readers.
I found that throughout this play Tennessee William did an excellent job at drawing out emotional responses from his readers. I believe he was able to achieve this by using Tom as the narrator as well as a character. Tom narrated the play as a memory and described the settings and situations with words that enabled you to feel as if you were there. I found myself being sympathetic with the adult children of the play, Tom and Laura, because of the situations life threw their way.

First of all, I really felt sorry for Laura. She had pleurisies and had to wear a brace on her leg. When she was in high school, she was very self-conscious about the noise the brace made when she walked. She described it as sounding like thunder. This caused her to become very shy. Instead of overcoming her situation, she...

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