The Glass Menagerie

Lesson 8


Students will be able to complete a mid-unit writing assessment.

Readings and Materials

Target Task


Choose one of the two major thematic topics of the play and explain how the author uses literary devices to develop this thematic topic in one or more of the scenes. You may choose a device from the list below or an alternate device of your choosing.


  • Characterization
  • Symbols/Motifs
  • Production/Stage Direction
  • Historical Allusion

Device of your choice