Explore the characteristics of tragedy and comedy. Based on your research, how would you categorize The Glass Menagerie: a tragedy or a tragi-comedy? In your paper, provide both research and analysis and ultimately prove your point as to which type you would categorize the play .

To conclude, consider the danger of labeling plays as a form of possible pigeon-holing. Should this play be taught purely as the type that you have categorized it? Explain why or why not. For either instance, provide a solution as to how The Glass Menagerie should be taught in the classroom.