The Glass Menagerie
September 7, 2013
The Glass Menagerie
This essay provides an overview of the play “The Glass Menagerie” and focuses on ways each character in the play escapes from conflicts. This essay also overviews the theme of escape in the play and includes short quotes.
“The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams” exercises the idea about departure toward launching this play and the characters acquire the method toward emerging from a central concept of a dull life. The apparatus endures as representing the departure for the characters. Laura’s departure prevails never moving any place and residing within her “glass menagerie collection” because she prevails with “self-esteem” problems, therefore resides inside alone. Jim exercises “high school past” as a method of departure. Amanda exercises previous recollections of the fame days toward departing the drabness through costmary life. Tom endures outgoings to movies and prevails intoxicated toward departing his agonizing mom “Mrs. Winfield,” who “fell in love with long distances,” forsaken the relationship some time ago. This play endures with every character within the play departing existing existence through a changed standard.
Laura endures as a reserved individual that remains to herself and prevails with limited conversation with another individual. Laura mom arranged for her to acquire “computer classes from a local college” and endure unable toward completing because “she broke down completely” during the first speed typing test. Laura persisted toward becoming frail when Tom visited her house. Laura “glass figurines” endure in a personal nature where she constantly guarded as a “dream world.” Laura discovers Jim’s committed to another individual, she returns to her “menagerie collection and her old phonograph” where she prevails secure because she persist with unable to manage existence.
Jim access the play, he constantly returns to his “divine...