The Glass Menagerie By Tennessee Williams And A Doll 's House

1266 Words Apr 27th, 2015 6 Pages
The unlikely pair of “The glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams and “A Doll house” by Henrik Ibsen do share multiple similarities in their domestic situations and in the things they chose to do. . When comparing these two plays you also have to think about how that both the plays were done in different time periods therefor things are going to be different when it comes to the roles of the women. With the “The Glass Menagerie” and “A Doll House” all the characters has flaws, lived in different time period, felt like they were trapped in ways, and reacted to things differently. All the characters in “The Glass Menagerie” and “A Doll House” have flaws. In “A Doll House” Nora Helmer main flaw is that she’s very dependent on others. When she was younger she was spoiled by her father until she married which didn’t change anything because her husband Torvald Helmer started spoiling her after that. Tovald Helmer’s flaws where that he was very bossy and controlling. Also he treated Nora like a pet rather than a wife I mean her nickname was squirrel. On top of that he kept her on a short leash, only aloud her a certain allowance and she wasn’t even a loud to get her favorite thing, macaroons. Now in “The Glass Menagerie” Amada Wingfield the mother she also was very dependent on a male figure which was one of her flaws, but her others were the constant nagging and not seeing Laura Wingfield for who she truly was. Tom Wingfield had tons of flaws to many to list all of them but most…

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