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How Does Williams Convey to His Audience Laura's Fragility?

Summary: "The Glass Menagerie" by the playwright Tennessee Williams has one very vital character, Laura Wingfield. Tennessee Williams conveys to his audience Laura's fragility and vulnerability by using many dramatic techniques such as; dramatic irony and change in mood.
Laura Wingfield, daughter of Amanda Wingfield, sister of Tom Wingfield and a fundamental character within the play "The Glass Menagerie." In this play, the playwright, Tennessee Williams conveys to his audience Laura's fragility by using many dramatic techniques such as; contradiction, dramatic irony, imagery and symbolism. These techniques along with many different moods allow us, as an audience, to visualise Laura's fragility and express sympathy for her.

Immediately from the beginning of the play we as an audience discover that Laura Wingfield is not like other girls, she is diverse, she is special. One of the many conversations between Amanda and Laura is about Laura's "gentlemen callers", Amanda with her sarcastic tone, tells Laura to stay "fresh and pretty" for her gentlemen callers who will start arriving any minute. Laura immediately replies with an anxious tone, stating that she is not...

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