The Glass Menagerie is a four-character memory play by Tennessee Williams which premiered in 1944 and catapulted Williams from obscurity to fame. The play has strong autobiographical elements, featuring characters based on Williams himself, his histrionic mother, and his mentally fragile sister Laura.
Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell. The novel uses animals to describe Stalin era revolutions. The novel is about the corruption and greed of the leaders of the revolution. The novel gives a strong dystopian image of indifference and evil.