Laura.pdf - Adriana Vergara Period 3 The Glass Menagerie Laura In the opening stage directions of \u201cThe Glass Menagerie,\u201d Tennessee Williams depicts

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Adriana Vergara Period 3 10/27/19 The Glass Menagerie: Laura In the opening stage directions of “The Glass Menagerie,” Tennessee Williams depicts Laura as being of delicate beauty. The beginning of the stage directions emphasizes her shy nature when it describes her “[huddling] upon the sofa” and “her feet drawn under her.” Her actions are almost turtle-like in the sense that she’s hiding under her shell, in this case, the shell being the sofa. She’s hiding from her deepest fear of confronting Jim. This highlights Laura’s sensitivity because it shows that she’s scared and afraid, and in this way she shows her vulnerability. The middle of the stage directions stress Laura’s beauty by associating her with
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