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VCCS Litonline Introduction to Literature
English 112 (English Composition II)
The Glass Menagerie Site Map

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


Assessment:  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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