Amanda in the Glass Menagerie

Amanda in the Glass Menagerie

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  • Date Submitted: 02/27/2012 2:04 PM
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The Characters of The Glass Menagerie

Generally when some one composes a play they trial to elude some deeper significance or insight in it. Meaning about one's self or about life as a whole. Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" is no exclusion the insight Williams depicts is about himself. Being that this play sets up itself as a recollection play Williams is giving the assembly a gaze at his own life, but being that the play is recollection some things are overstated and these exaggerations recount the extremity of how Williams sensed throughout these instants (Kirszner and Mandell 1807). The play hubs itself on three characters. These three individual characteristics are: Amanda Wingfield, the mother and a women of a large bewildering nature; Laura Wingfield, one who is somewhat crippled and permits that make her exceedingly self conscious; and Tom Wingfield, one who feels tricked and is looking for a way out (Kirszner and Mandell 1805-06). Williams' individual characteristics are all lost in a dreamy state of illusion or get away desiring for certain thing that they don't have. As the play proceeds from start to complete, as the happenings take location and the play progresses each of the individual characteristics undergoes a method, a change, or better yet a transition. At the starting of each individual characteristics function they are all in a state of brain which determinants them to somewhat bewilder what is genuine with what is not, by falling short to recognize or denying to glimpse what is illusioned reality and what is entire truth. By the end of the play each feature proceeds out of this state of dreamy not rather factual truth, and is better adept to glimpse and face details as to the way things are, although not all the individual characteristics have absolutely appeared from illusion, but all have shifted from the world of aspirations to reality by a entire or lesser degree.

Campese, Page 2

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