“The Glass Menagerie” is a play that contains intense human
feelings; frustration, shyness, regretfulness, anger, and sadness. The play
is set in the apartment of the Wingfield family. In this cramped, dinghy
place lives three characters; Amanda, Laura, and Tom, who are desperate
to make their dream come true.
Amanda is a shrew, she wants to live through her daughter, Laura.
Her dream is for her daughter to marry to a well-educated man and
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the time for him to leave comes. When he leaves , he feels
guilty for abandoning Laura . However, he discovers that he hasn’t
escaped, but led himself onto a path of even more powerful desperation.
The theme escape is used throughout the play to demonstrate the
hopelessness of each character’s dreams. For the characters, an escape is
possible, however, in the end no one finds a clear break.
Williams, Tennesse. The Glass Menagerie.