How Does Tennessee Williams Utilize Light in His Play, ‘the Glass Menagerie’?
In his play, ‘The Glass Menagerie’, Tennessee Williams creates a tableau of human desperation and discontent. The narrator, Tom, presents his recollections of life with his neurotic mother, Amanda, and Laura, his retiring sister. Williams provides detailed stage instructions, paying particular attention to lighting and issuing specific instructions to light technicians. The presence of absence of light in each scene, as well as its intensity, is a considered tactic on William’s part. In addition
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