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Flashcards in The Glass Menagerie -- general information Deck (20):
1

setting

st louis, 1930's, great depression, poverty= norm in St. Louis

2

where is the father

he was there but he deserted the family

3

last name of the family

wingfields

4

mother

amanda

5

characteristic of amanda

nagging

6

son

tom

7

daughter

laura

8

gentleman caller

Jim

9

where does laura sleep

on couch in the den

10

this play is a ______ play

memory

11

whose memory is it

tom's

12

where does tom narrate the story

from the fire escape. He escapes the story

13

tom steps

in and out of the play

14

tom would

rather be gone somewhere but is trapped

15

what is the sound like in a memory play

very soft music, centers around laura

16

lighting in a memory play

soft and dim lights/ lighting spot on laura

17

what type of fabric

gauzy fabric/ light/ eerie

18

why is there no props

there are no small props so there will not be any clinking or distraction noises such as cups, bowls, spoon.
large props are there such as tables and chairs

19

how are the movements in a memory play

dancelike

20

what is the genre

drama-another word for play

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