The Glass Menagerie - Scene 7, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 7, Part 3 Summary

Amanda hurries into the room with a pitcher of lemonade and two glasses. She comments on how serious Jim and Laura look, and Jim says uneasily that they've been having a serious conversation. Amanda pours them some lemonade and tells Jim that she'll go back into the kitchen and leave them to their conversation. Jim, however, tells her that he's got to leave, explaining that he's got to pick up his fiancé. He goes to Laura, thanks her again for the souvenir, reminds her to take his advice about finding something superior about herself, and leaves.

Amanda calls Tom into the room and tells him that Jim is engaged. When Tom says he didn't know, Amanda says she doesn't believe him and accuses him of living in a dream, of "manufacturing illusions." Tom grabs his coat and goes to the door, saying he's going to...

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