What metaphor does Williams use to explain his life before success in his intro to A Streetcar Named Desire?
Williams compares his life before the success of his first big hit, "The Glass Menagerie," to a mountain climber, one who must scale the rocky surface of life in an animal-like fight for survival:
"The sort of life I lived previous to this popular success was one that required endurance, a life of clawing and scratching along the sheer surface and holding on tight with raw fingers to every...
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