The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

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This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie before you begin teaching. In teaching The Glass Menagerie to your students, they will gain insight into various dramatic techniques and important themes surrounding memory, reality, and illusion.

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