The Glass Menagerie

What is ironic about Amanda’s hope that Laura will enchant Jim?

Isn’t Jim looking for a suitable wife?

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Once a Southern belle who was the darling of her small town's social scene, Amanda is now an abandoned wife and single mother living in a small apartment in St. Louis. She is wishing the same illusion of wealth and "happiness" through marriage for her daughter that she could not grasp herself.