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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

  

by Tennessee Williams

Analysis: What’s Up With the Title?

The Glass Menagerie is a collection of small glass animals that Laura Wingfield obsesses over. She spends her time polishing and, well, obsessing, using the menagerie as a retreat from the real world. The importance of the glass lies in the way Laura mirrors its delicate beauty and fragility.

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