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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie


by Tennessee Williams

The Glass Menagerie Marriage Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a big long monologue.

Quote #19

"It said in the ‘Personal’ section that you were—engaged!"

"I know, but I wasn’t impressed by that—propaganda!"

"It wasn’t—the truth?"

"Only in Emily’s optimistic opinion!" (7.171-7.174).

The Glass Menagerie presents marriage as an institution pursued primarily by women.

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