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Flashcards in glass menagerie- scene 1 and 2 quiz Deck (25):
1

where and when does the play take place

st louis, missouri
1930's- the great depression.

2

the reference made to midas is an

allusion

3

how does the mother escape

she escapes by going to the DAR meetins and talking about her past

4

how does the son escape

by going out on the fire escape
write, smokes, watches movies

5

how does the daughter escape

plays the vitrola, listening to music, holding her glass menageries

6

names of daughter, mother, son

daughter-laura
mother-amanda
son-tom

7

what is blue roses

jim's nickname for laura when they were in high school

8

why does the mother need to escape

she is not leading the life of popularity like her past.
her kids aren't fulfilling her expectations

9

why does the son need to escape

he needs to escape his nagging mother and the pressure to support the family.
he lives a restricted life for an artistic person.

10

why does the daughter need to escape

escapes society as she is afraid of what people think about her.
she is crippled
she is really shy
has unrealistic expectations set by mother

11

how does the author create a memory play

soft, dim lighting
soft music
light, eerie, gauzy fabric
dance like movements
no small props in the play

12

two places the daughter goes when she should be going to school

jewel box-flower and pot shop
park- walk around, see animals

13

why did laura quit the business college

because during the first test, she threw up under pressure and did not want to return.

14

what is the mother's next plan after laura's education fails

get laura married

15

what is a victrola

record player with a crank

16

where does the son stand when he is narrating the play

fire escape

17

another word for the play

drama

18

who fell in love with long distances

father, traveled away, worked at telephone company

19

who is the most melodramatic character in the play

amanda

20

who is the shyest character in the play

laura

21

who is crippled

laura

22

what is the name of the high school

soldan

23

name of musical that jim was in

pirates of penzance

24

what is a spinster

an old maid

25

name of the business college

Rubicans business college

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