Chapter Two analyzes the different kinds of anxieties that Laura, Amanda and Tom suffer from.The panic reaction that frequently attacks Laura is one form of neurotic anxiety; Amanda is tortured by objective anxiety-the dreads the future of her family, especially that of Laura. Dramatic Discourse: Dialogue as Interaction in Plays.
The body of this thesis is divided into four chapters.
The first chapter presents the theoretical framework of some of Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic theories: personality theory, theories of anxiety and defense mechanism.
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As a playwright, he is skilful to make the readers conscious of the unconscious habits and attitudes in everyday life. This discourse analysis of the dialogic language was based on dialogic principles outlined by Weigand (2009). Psychosemantics: The Problem of Meaning in the Philosophy of Mind.
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The researchers applied these principles to uncover conventional and unconventional elements embedded in the structures of the language. is one of the Tennessee Williams’ most famous plays which won the New York Drama Critics' Circle award. It elevated him to be one of the greatest playwrights of his generation. Based on Freud’s theories of anxiety and defense mechanism, this thesis analyzes the different kinds of anxieties that torture the characters in the play so that a precious lesson may be learned from their psychological predicaments.The thesis begins with a general introduction to the playwright Tennessee Williams and the play The Glass Menagerie, followed by literature review of this play and the research questions of this thesis. Portrait of a Mother in Tennessee Williams' Memory Play 'The Glass Menagerie'. Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, 18, 10-20. Irony and Distance in "The Glass Menagerie" Educational Theatre Journal, 25(2), 207-214. Broadway Revives Tennessee Williams' 'Glass Menagerie' Retrieved November 11, 2015, from Sophie (2012) Absorbing Images: Tennessee Williams’s “Plastic Theatre” and European Painting. Dictionary of the Theatre: Terms, Concepts and Analysis. The characters in Williams’s works are usually people who are in desperate trouble: they are isolated, forgotten, misunderstood, despised, poverty-stricken, without hope of helping themselves or being helped by others.Besides, most of them share one characteristic-anxiety.