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《Journal of Hanjiang Normal University》 2019-05
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An Analysis of Love-Hate Mother-Daughter Relationship in The Glass Menagerie

ZHANG Bing-qing;CHEN Ming-fen;School of Foreign Studies,Hainan University;  
The Glass Menagerie is considered as an autobiographical play,featuring characters based on Williams' histrionic mother and his mentally fragile sister.His first big hit came with the debut of this masterpiece.This drama tells the searing story of a mother-daughter relationship complicated by the daughter's disability in 1930 s.This paper seeks to identify the key causes of the conflict between mother(Amanda)and daughter(Laura)and to find out how to revise their relationships based on Nancy Chodorow's Theory elaborated in her book The Reproduction of Mothering.Thus,this paper provides a new perspective to analyzing this drama.
【CateGory Index】: I712.073
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