The Glass Menagerie By Tennessee Williams Essay

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Drama: The Glass Menagerie
The plot structure of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams has four parts, they are exposition, complication, climax and denouement. Williams’s real name is Tom and that is the name for the main character the reader can tell Williams put a lot of realism in this drama. The reader found that this story resembled a rollercoaster of emotions which made it very difficult to pick out scenes, because there are just so many highs and lows that tie them all together in this drama.
In the plot exposition is first. The mother Amanda lives her life with high hopes for her children Tom and Laura. They are very different from their mother she is always dwelling in the past like if she was living in the past as well. Laura is extremely shy to the point she could not even stay in the class they had paid fifty dollars for her to attend, she got so nervous about her bum leg and people judging her she though up in the classroom (Gioia and Kennedy). She never returned to class instead she walked around to city so she would not have to tell her mother she quit school. Tom hates his job at the shoe factory and his life he lives with the passion. Tom says he makes shoes for the traveler he wants to be just thinking about it every day makes him feel depressed that he cannot travel. So Tom goes to the movies almost every night just to fell different and get away from his live to feel a little adventure (Gioia and Kennedy). Truly deep down Tom wishes he could be…

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