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Essay heading: 'Her own little world" A paper on Amanda from the Glass Menagerie
 
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What she does not know is that her constant nagging and trying to control their lives is really driving the children further away from her. She sometimes indulges in playful games to escape the reality of everyday living. An example is when she role plays with Laura. She will say things like, You be the lady this time and Ill be the darky...
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She will say things like, You be the lady this time and Ill be the darky. She refuses to accept reality. She pushes Tom so hard because she does not want him to be like his father and she wants so much for him to be happy. Without realizing that Tom is different from her or what she wants him to be she cannot acknowledge the fact that he will one day leave in search of the adventure that he wishes he had now...
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