Escapist Symbolism in "The Glass Menagerie"
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This paper examines the symbolic escapism found in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams. The paper discusses how the first example of symbolic escapism is found in the little glass animals that Laura keeps in order to find some salvation from her dysfunctional mother and siblings. The paper explains how this type of glass-made objects reflects the fragility of her mind, as she uses them as a magical sanctuary for her to escape the real world.
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