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"Glass Menagerie" and "The Final Passage". Compare and Contrast ways in which you consider your two chosen writers to explore the theme of escape and its effects on others.
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"You know it don't take much intelligence to get yourself into a nailed up coffin Laura. But who in hell ever got himself out of one without removing a nail"
Compare and Contrast ways in which you consider your two chosen writers to explore the theme of escape and its effects on others.
"You know it don't take much intelligence to get yourself into a nailed up coffin Laura. But who in hell ever got himself out of one without removing a nail". This quotation refers to the negative effects that escape can have on others as "without removing a nail" can be interpreted to mean "without hurting anyone". The quotation also refers to how easy it is to get into a situation of imprisonment where one's escape will have a negative effect on others because getting into a situation like this "don't take much intelligence". As we will see a number of characters within the texts are imprisoned and attempt to seek their freedom which may be problematic for those around them.
Williams and Philips portray escape as having two aspects to it. The first aspect is physical escape, which is achieved by avoiding that which
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