Topics for Further Study

Download PDF Print Page Citation Share Link

Last Updated on July 29, 2019, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 120

Although The Glass Menagerie is set in the 1930s, many critics describe it as timeless. Describe the historical changes you would have to make if you were to set the play today.

Research the financial situation of single mothers today and compare their options to those of Amanda.

Examine the...

(The entire section contains 120 words.)

Unlock This Study Guide Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this The Glass Menagerie study guide. You'll get access to all of the The Glass Menagerie content, as well as access to more than 30,000 additional guides and more than 350,000 Homework Help questions answered by our experts.

  • Summary
  • Chapter Summaries
  • Themes
  • Characters
  • Analysis
  • Quotes
  • Critical Essays
  • Teaching Guide
Start your 48-Hour Free Trial

Although The Glass Menagerie is set in the 1930s, many critics describe it as timeless. Describe the historical changes you would have to make if you were to set the play today.

Research the financial situation of single mothers today and compare their options to those of Amanda.

Examine the catalogs of several business or technical schools in your area and compare their curricula to the apparent curriculum of Rubicam's Business College, where Laura has been attending typing classes.

Interview someone in your school who has worked on the production of a play. Focus your questions especially on the technical aspects of stage craft so that you can discover how the screens, lighting, etc. would work in The Glass Menagerie.

Illustration of PDF document

Download The Glass Menagerie Study Guide

Subscribe Now
Previous

Teaching Approaches

Next

What Do I Read Next?