The Glass Menagerie
by Tennessee Williams
The Glass Menagerie Memory and the Past 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.
"I was valuable to him as someone who could remember his former glory." (6.1, Tom).
Jim, like Amanda, revels in the memory of his glory days.
The light dims out on Tom and comes up in the Wingfield living room—a delicate lemony light. It is abut five on a Friday evening of late spring which comes "scattering poems in the sky. (Scene Six stage directions).
Williams uses light to emphasize the subjective and memory nature of the play.