"The Glass Menagerie" Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

"The Glass Menagerie"
This paper analyzes the play "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.
# 98275 | 992 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 16, 2007 in English (Analysis) , Literature (General)

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The paper discusses how Laura in "The Glass Menagerie" is a tragic figure because she is so dependent upon her family and so desperately afraid of the outside world. The paper looks at the brother Tom who only wants to leave and the mother, Amanda, who is controlling and lives in the past. The paper portrays how Laura is the most tragic character, resigned to a lonely fate.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Adler, Thomas P. "The Glass Menagerie." Tennessee Williams: A Guide to Research and Performance. Ed. Philip C. Kolin. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. 34-45.
  • Bloom, Harold, ed. Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. New York: Chelsea House, 1988.
  • Williams, Tennessee. "The Glass Menagerie." Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing. Sixth Edition. Eds., Laurie G. Kirszner, and Stephen R. Mandell. Boston, MA: Thomson - Wadsworth, 2007.

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