Come here Laura and make a wish on the Moon. A little silver slipper of a Moon. Look over your left shoulder, Laura, and make a wish! Now! Now, darling , wish! – Amanda Wingfield
Marianne McLaughlin –
The reason this line always resonates for me is because Williams uses the Moon as a symbol of hope. Amanda has to believe the universe is full of possibilities. It’s what helps her endure. The moon is just one of many symbols of survival Tennessee uses in The Glass Menagerie.