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"The Glass Menagerie", a 1944 play by Tennessee Williams. Use with the [tennessee-williams] tag.

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Was The Glass Menagerie the first memory play, or merely the first instance of the phrase?

There seems little dispute that Tennessee Williams coined the phrase "memory play" to describe his play The Glass Menagerie, in which one of the characters is also the narrator of events ...
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The Glass Menagerie: Laura's fate

Is the ending of The Glass Menagerie (Tennessee Williams) tragic for Laura? The tragedy of Tom is plain to see; he is out living his dream but cannot enjoy a second of it because of his overwhelming ...
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What is the effect of the stage directions in scene 6 of The Glass Menagerie?

In Scene 6, page 50 line 27, there's the following stage direction: Low drums sound when the doorbell rings and Laura is required to open the door to let Jim and Tom in. What is the effect of this ...
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