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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie


by Tennessee Williams

Reading Quizzes

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Scene 1


1. Describe the entrance to the apartment.
2. Who is the narrator of the play?
3. In which room of the apartment does the first scene take place?
4. Why doesn't Tom enjoy eating his dinner?
5. Who does Amanda expect to show up at the apartment?


1. The apartment faces onto an alley, and is entered by a fire escape.
2. Tom
3. The dining room
4. Because his mother (Amanda) keeps telling him how to eat it and how to enjoy it
5. Gentlemen callers, like those from her youth