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The Glass menagerie
How is Tennessee Williams’s life similar to Tom’s life in The Glass Menagerie?
Mother is a faded southern belle.
Turns to movies and writing for silence
Father has a drinking problem
Mom tries to get him to get his sister a gentlemen scholar
Worked in shoe factory
Who is the most important character in the play? Why? Who do you argue is the main character? Why?
because, not only is he the protagonist, but he is also the narrator.
Tom is the protagonist of the story because most of what happens in the story revolves around his actions.
Tom is arguably the most important character in The Glass Menagerie
What is the most important theme? Why? Where do we see this theme during the play?
Traps and escapes is the most important theme because it if someones reality is not treating them well they can have a way out into a better reality
An example of traps and escapes is when Amanda is nagging Tom so he leaves the house and goes to the movies to escape from his mother's nagging
The most important theme is traps and escapes
What is the most important moment from The Glass Menagerie? Why?
The most important scene is when Jim kisses Laura
This is the most important scene because it makes Laura feel like a normal person and she doe not feel crippled anymore
What is the most important symbol? Why? Where do we see this symbol during the play?
Arguably, the most important symbol in The Glass Menagerie is the glass unicorn. This is because the unicorn, which loses its horn when it falls on the floor, symbolizes how Laura has overcome her abnormality and is now able to develop an adoring relationship with someone either than Tom or Amanda. The Glass unicorn was a part of Laura's glass collection, or glass menagerie, as Amanda calls it. It was Jim who accidentally knocked it over while him and Laura were dancing.