The relationship between mother and daughter in williams' play is a brutal one essentially, the mother, amanda, wishes that her daughter, laura, is exactly like her. Amanda wants tom to find a suitor for laura tom scoffs at the idea at first, but by evening he informs his mother that a gentleman caller will be visiting the following night jim o'connor, the potential suitor, went to high school with both tom and laura. Tom wingfield was the potentially creative character caught in a conventional and materialistic world he was the free spirit who had to curb his wings by working at a dreaded and disliked job in a shoe warehouse.
Tom escaped temporarily from the fantasy world of amanda and laura by hanging out on the fire escape suffocating both emotionally and spiritually, tom eventually sought a more permanent form of escape. Amanda, tom, and laura all fantasize and have their own individual ways of escaping from their realities in this case, amanda escapes reality by fantasizing about the gentleman callers she had in the past, however she denies the fact. In the play, the glass menagerie, the characters and relationships between them are very unique two unique characters that have a very strong relationship are the brother tom, and his sister, laura tom is a confused, young man who supports his sister laura, his sister, has very low-self esteem.
The relationship between tom and amanda are completely opposite from the relationship with tom and laura tom called his mother a witch, used his anger and frustration on amanda, and wants to get rid of his family responsibilities and leave the house to do whatever he wants. Thus if amanda is the type to look upon the novels of d h lawrence as filth, then there is little chance for tom to find understanding and sympathy for his own creative efforts during the quarrel, we find out that tom hates his job at the warehouse and furthermore goes every night to the movies in order to find some type of escape. Just as amanda's spine is the need for security provoked at least as much by her having married an alcoholic as by the socio-economic circumstances of the late thirties, tom's may be viewed as the need to hide his homosexuality from laura, amanda, and jim—and control the inner revolt which is the symptom of it.
Silent witness is a british television crime drama series, produced by the bbc, which focuses on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes first broadcast in 1996, the series was created by nigel mccrery , a former murder squad detective based in nottingham. Here the clash between tom and amanda, the painful relationship between (142) 1965 the glass menagerie 143 amanda and laura, and the contrast between jim and tom have become as important as laura herself. In the conflict between tom and amanda in scene three, which character do you sympathize the relationship between jim and laura in this scene 5 why does laura.
Tom is always trying to get adventure and he does this through the movies relationship between tom and amanda they deal with each other and the relationship os not close but they are functioning because they have to. The glass menagerie study guide questions answer each question in complete sentences on your own paper scenes one and two tom's opening speech sketches the social background of the play and introduces the main characters. Lastly, this play examines the relationship between sister and brother, as tom feels both protective and later guilty with regards to his sister laura questions about family this play seems to be saying that you can't choose your family. The story of tom brennan the story of tom brennan, written by jc burke teaches about the way relationships in a family can change over time characters begin by struggling with the bad times, but change to support one another over the course of the novel.
In the play, the glass menagerie, the characters and relationships between them are very unique two unique characters that have a very strong relationship are the brother tom, and his sister, laura. - very tense relationship between this mother and son - tom is very concerned about himself and doesn't want to continue to have to constantly stay at home with amanda and laura and have to support them financially. 3 the glass menagerie advanced placement teaching unit background lecture the glass menagerie background lecture about the author thomas lanier williams, later known as tennessee williams, was born in columbus, mississippi.