The Question and Answer section for The Glass Menagerie is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Tom writes poems in the warehouse bathroom when work is slow.
Tom used the money for the electric bill to join the Union of Merchant Seamen.
From the text:
LAURA: When I had that attack of pleurosis - he asked me what was the matter when I came back. I Said pleurosis he thought that I said Blue Roses ! So that's what he always called me after that. Whenever he saw me, he'd holler,...