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Mature Playwrights Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller

clearly tied to Puritan religious practice, it nevertheless also has a political dimension that was particularly apt to the era in...

Literature and the Theme of Appearance versus Reality

see the beauty in one who does not like reality, while Walkers story offers up, in many ways, a negative look at one who is not wi...

Fantasy: Death of a Salesman and The Glass Menagerie

slowly come to a point where he realizes he is out of time and "His mind has run out of control. He is confused and no longer able...

Tennessee Williams and His Glass Menagerie

of the American theater; it is also one of the first to combine realism and symbolism successfully. This paper discusses Williamss...

Two Women: Laura in Glass Menagerie and Mabel in The Horse Dealer’s Daughter

be physically there in the production; the idea that she has a handicap, according to Williams, need only be suggested. The proble...

Character of Laura in The Glass Menagerie

This essay deal specifically with the character of Laura from The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. The writer discusses her ...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Amanda Wingfield's Role

shift constantly, and she appears sometimes pitiable, sometimes conniving, sometimes difficult to escape. Descriptions of Tom and...

Amy Tan and Tennessee Williams on Mother and Daughter Relationships

the freedom and opportunities offered by America. In other words, this immigrant mother means well. She simply wants her daughter ...

Contemporary Antihero in The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Tom is central to defining the family stratification in the play, and also shapes a distinct view of the way familial associations...

Analyzing 4 Important Plays by Tennessee Williams

In six pages this paper analyzes the plays The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Night of the ...

Comparative Analysis of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

In four pages this paper analyzes human dreams in a contrast and comparison of these two award winning American dramas. Two sourc...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Escape

at home. He has to find some way to escape without destroying his family the way his father had sixteen years ago. It is for this ...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Symbols

around the characters. Through the decaying setting, and also a setting that is quite dreamlike, the story begins on a very allusi...

Social Failure in Tennessee Williams’ “Glass Menagerie”

In many ways the social failure of America as a whole at this time in history is symbolized by the personal failure experienced...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Staging

we look at the content of the play and how it may be staged we have a better idea of how to interpret the work. It is after lookin...

Comparative Analysis of Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

the additional mouth to feed will put the family into jeopardy. The audience knows that she is considering abortion. To end all of...

Character Comparison and Contrast of Laura in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Sophocles' Antigone

number and must join the rat race. Individuality is not prized and someone who has opinions, especially if that person is a woman,...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Jim's Character

path to happiness. When Jim comes over for dinner on that fateful evening, he is in several instances cold and behaves selfishly....

Amanda in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and Linda in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

for she "She breathes with motherly tenderness and love for all, for life itself. And Linda has a heart full and hands outstretche...

Fantasy in James Thurber's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

memory of past events. He explains that he will not be a narrator, "I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion t...

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

the one who is primarily the main focus of the play and it is her collection that bears the title of the story, as she collects gl...

Film Adaptation of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie and the Mood Function of Music

scene begins Laura Wingfield (Karen Allen) and her gentleman caller Jim OConnor (James Naughton) are looking at Lauras "glass mena...

'Tent Worms' and Tennessee Williams

In three pages this essay discusses this short story by Tennessee Williams in an analysis of techniques....

Comparison of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

his mother Amanda, and his sister Laura retreat into their own safe havens of illusion. As one critic observed, "No matter how ur...

The Character of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

she clearly lives in the past. At the time in which the play takes place Amanda has apparently raised her two children to adulthoo...

Silent Crisis in A Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

In four pages a thematic analysis of The Glass Menagerie is presented. There are no other sources listed....

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams and Setting

in his pocket (Williams 22). He frequently reminds the audience that they are watching a "memory play," which means he possesses ...

Images and Symbols in The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

With Amanda and Laura however, it is the way into reality (Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie). In the case of Laura the fire escape...

Archetype Characteristics of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

character of Laura is very illustrative of this, and she is somewhat reminiscent of such women as Ophelia, from Shakespeares Hamle...

Sophocles, Williams and Society Considering Society and Times in Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" and Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie"

The mores of society are frequently presented in theatrical productions of the time. This paper describes Oedipus Rex by Sophocles...