Tom is frustrated in his job and distressed at home by the mental withdrawal from life of his crippled sister Laura.
His energetic but misguided mother clings frantically to the idea that Laura can lead a normal life while Laura lives for her glass figures—'the small and tender things that make life endurable'. This edition contains notes and activities to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the play.
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