Essay on Glass Menagerie

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Compare & Contrast Essay
The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams contained well-characterized characters. The "Dead Poet’s Society" also contained a great set of characters that were similar to those in The Glass Menagerie. It is fair to say that the characters of The Glass Menagerie and the characters of "Dead Poet’s Society" are more similar than different.
Both stories had no main characters; therefore it was easy to distinguish similarities and differences between them. The Glass Menagerie had only four main characters, but they were successfully characterized differently. "Dead Poet’s Society" also had
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Not only were Knox’s character and the character of Laura similar in both the works, but Todd from "DPS" and Tom from The Glass Menagerie are also shown to be similar.
Todd kept a certain mystery about him throughout the work, as well as Tom. Tom would go to the movies and keep to himself except for some outbursts of speech to either Amanda or Laura. On the other hand, Todd usually kept to himself as well, except when Captain made him recite the poem and when he stood up for the captain. These outbursts of speeches characterize both Todd and Tom to be the same type of character. Not only are Todd and Tom similar in that they are mysterious, but they are also the same in how they are the ones that seem to be the most down to earth in the works. These guys are realistical in the sense that they are not dreamers like Amanda and Neil nor confined like Laura and Knox. Tom and Todd form the stable cornerstones in both "Dead Poet’s Society" and The Glass Menagerie.
Both the "Dead Poet’s Society" and The Glass Menagerie have their confined characters and their cornerstones as well as their dreamers. The dreamers in the "Dead Poet’s Society" and The Glass Menagerie are Neil and Amanda. These two are almost exactly alike. Neil was dealing with many pressures in his life. He was dealing

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