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5 ways that the play is autobiographical

williams father was a travleing salesman
tom's father was never at home
williams worked in a shoe factory like tom
tom and williams both had creative writings such as poems
tom and williams both have crippled sisters
williams mother was hysterical
tom's mother is naggy/crazy

2

3 reasons tom wants to escape

he wants to escape burden of providing for family
creativeness is stifled in factory
mother is constantly nagging at him and treating him like a child

3

how does williams create a memory play

uses dancelike movements
there are no small props used
uses the projector to include past memories

4

time and setting

1930's
st. louis missouri

5

signifigancce of setting

uneasiness felt in apartment is symmetrical to the feeling outside the U.S. before WWII

6

examples of feathering nest

amanda purchases floor lamp
there are covers on the chair and sofa
she buys new curtains

7

examples of pluming the bird

buys a nice dress
stuff bra
does hair and makeup

8

biggest situational irony in hthe play

jim ends up being the gentleman caller

9

name of the dance hall

paradise dance hall

10

four symbols of tom's escape

fire escape
drinking
writing
merchant marines

11

caller's full name

james delaney o connor

12

laura's comfort

menageries/ victrola

13

name of yearbook/highscool/operetta

the torch
soldan
the pirates of penzance

14

two examples of dramatic irony

we know that jim is engaged for amanda does
we know how the lights go out before amanda does

15

what colors does laura wear

rose and white

16

"They're one hundred times on thousand. You're one times one!

jjim to laura

17

It belongs to animals

amanda talking about instinct

18

but I wont allow such filth to be brought into my house

amanda talking about d h lawrence novels

19

im a hired assassin. I carry a tommy gun in a volin case. I run a string of cat houses in the valley

tom

20

I tried to leave you behind me but I am more faithful that I intended to be "

tom to laura

21

maginfied a thousand times by your imagination

Jim to laura

22

thats when adventure becomes available to the masses

Tom

23

or is your program filled up

Jim to Laura

24

you have to face the facts-- she is

tom to amanda

25

I think he really goes in for self improvment

tom about Jim

26

its no tragedy, freckles

laura o jim

27

what a wonderful joke you played on us

amanda to jim

28

how does amanda escape

by going to the DAR meetings and thinking about her past

29

where does tom work

continental shoemakers

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