The Glass Menagerie Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. When and where does the story take place?

The story takes place in the nineteen-thirties in St. Louis, Chicago. You are told about places that the main characters visit but the scene's never take place anywhere other than the Wingfield residence and their fire escape.

2. How is the play conducted to show that it is a memory?

It is sentimental and not realistic. Everything happens to music and is dimly lit.

3. What is Tom's role in the play?

He is the narrator of the play and a character. Tom doesn't get along with his mother Amanda but cares very much for his sister Laura.

4. How does Amanda describe the majority of her suitors and what became of them?

They went on to become very successful except for her husband. She seems to hint that some of them never got over her either by still caring her picture when they died or never marrying after she rejected their proposal. She tells that almost all of her suitors have passed away.

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