The Glass Menagerie
Before beginning this assignment, read Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie.Prompt: You may choose to discuss a character or the setting of the play. Choose ONE of the following:Option 1: In one or two well-developed paragraphs, analyze a character, explaining the persons actions, conflicts, andmotivations. Include examples and at least one quotation from the play as supporting evidence.Option 2: In one or two well-developed paragraphs, discuss some aspect of the setting (space, place, and time) and how it forms the backdrop and defines the atmosphere for the play. Include examples and at least one quotation from the play as supporting evidence.Resource: Refresher on CharacterA reader or viewer of a play can learn about a character in a number of ways. Here are some questions to think about before drafting your response:Dialogue/monologue How do the words the character says reveal information about who he/she is?Does the character have a noticeable speech pattern? Does the characters use of language reveal his/her emotional stateWhat is revealed through what others say about the character?Action What is shown through the characters actions or lack of action?Stage directions/movement/props What is revealed through the characters placement on the stage, movements, and use of props?Relationships/interactions What is understood about the character through relationships and interactions with other characters?Development Does the character grow and change during the play, or is the character static and unchanged? How developed or round is the character?Role Is this character the narrator? If so, is he/she reliable or unreliable?