The Glass Menagerie - Study Guide Scene 6, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Tom and Jim appear outside the door and ring the bell. Laura panics, unable to go to the door because she's so nervous. She calls again to Amanda, who refuses to open the door. Tom and Jim wait, then ring again. Amanda comes in from the kitchen and sternly orders Laura to go to the door. Laura, barely able to speak, finally agrees. As Amanda goes back into the kitchen, Laura opens the door and admits Tom and Jim. Tom introduces Jim and Laura, but before they can have much of a conversation, Laura runs into the kitchen.

Tom takes the newspaper and a cigarette outside. Jim follows and takes the opportunity of their being alone to tell Tom that unless he shapes up at work, he's going to be fired. Tom tells him he's going to make some changes, saying that too many people...

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