VCCS Litonline Introduction to Literature
Objectives for this page: To direct you to
reflect upon the play, the author, and the historical context.
Topics and questions to help you reflect upon the play and draft an essay
Topics for Writing Assignments
Links to enrich your understanding of Tennessee Williams and the times
Biography of Tennessee Williams
Evaluation of Websites
Dates to Remember
The Main Causes of the Great Depression
Photographs of Life During The Great Depression
Choose a link and take notes on the topic.
Then compose a paragraph describing the ways the background information
from the link enriches your understanding of the play.
Acknowledgments: This module was developed at Northern Virginia Community College Loudoun Campus by Rosalind Blunt, Associate Professor of English, with the assistance of Robert Brown, TV/Video Production Specialist. The module was developed with funding from a VCCS-Wide Courseware Grant. The photos at this Website on The Glass Menagerie are copyrighted by Cineplex Odeon Films Canada and used by their permission. They may not be copied in any way without the written permission of Cineplex Odeon Films Canada. This Website is an instructional site, operated by a nonprofit institution, the Virginia Community College System.
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