The Glass Menagerie Analytical Essay In Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie there are great deals of symbols that are seen throughout the story line. Tennessee Williams made the most important symbol of the story its title. Every character in the play such as Laura and her sister express the escape of reality and wanting to be in the real world and how the glass menagerie can be related to humans today. Evidence of the importance of the glass menagerie is found in the fact that the author made it the title. The symbol glass represents many things. It represents how fragile things are and how it is considered a sense of beauty. However, the menagerie is a collection, representing variety….