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  • Stanley's Brutality
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    Stanley's Brutality In the Street Car Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, Stanley Kowalski displays his brutality in many ways. This classical play is about Blanche Dubois's visit to Elysian Fields and her encounters with her sister's brutal and arrogant husband, Stanley Kowalski, and the reveling truth of why Blanche really came. Stanley Kowalski is a very brutal and barbaric person who always has to feel that no one is better than him. His brutish and ferocious actions during the play leave t...
  • Stanley And Blanche
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    A Streetcar named Desire was written by Tennessee Williams, during the restless years following World War II. The play was based on the life of a woman named Blanche Dubois. Blanche was a fragile and neurotic woman, desperate for a place to call her own. She had been exiled from her hometown Laurel, Mississippi after seducing a seventeen year old boy. After this incident, she decided to move to New Orleans with her sister Stella. She claimed she had to move, in result of a series of financial ca...
  • Blanche's Young Husband
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    "A Street Car Named Desire". Directed by Elia Kazan Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. After being exiled from her hometown of Laurel, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche explains her unexpected appearance on Stanley and Stella's ...
  • Blanche With Stella
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    Streetcar Named Desire In the play, Streetcar Named Desire, the author shows two different characters, who try to conceal from their true needs through hiding and fantasizing about their own way of desire. Particularly, Stella DuBois Kowalskis, who is in the middle of every conflict in the play, is doomed from using temporary solution. She was the one who abandoned her own sister, her own family behind to escape the "tradition". Only in Stanley's society, she was able to fine her own desire. Hav...
  • Stanley And Blanche On Their Respective Levels
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    Analyzing A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire is considered by most people to be his most flawless masterpiece. This is because Williams work blends both tragic and comic elements together. He shows the true nature of the hero and doesnt let the reader judge the characters based on one single action. Most readers think because there are so many tragic events that take place through out the story that it is indeed a tragic story. The comical circumstances encount...
  • Let's Wonder About Stanley's Relationship With Blanche
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    A Streetcar Named Desire In the play A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams uses his brilliant writing to bring life to his characters in the story. I will be composing a character sketch on Stanley, one of the main actors in the play. I will focus on evaluating Stanley's ever-changing character traits in the role he plays. They consist of different moods that he demonstrates during the play: his aggressiveness, his love for Stella and also his rudeness and cruelty towards Blanche. Let's b...
  • Reality Of New Orleans And Stanley
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    A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams uses setting to illustrate various themes and messages as they pertain to the events of the play. The setting plays a crucial role in the story line and the outcome of the play. This play takes place in New Orleans Louisiana. New Orleans is a very lively town that is known as a party town and for it being a rough town. New Orleans is a town in which inhibition is suppressed and people try to have fun all the time, while not worrying about the little...
  • Stanley And Blanche
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    The play centers around Blanche DuBois, who has been fired from her teaching job, and arrives unannounced at the small two-room apartment of her pregnant sister, Stella Kowalski. Stella, who lives with Stanley, her rough and domineering husband in a poor section of the French Quarter in New Orleans, welcomes her older sister. Although Blanche portrays the part of an aristocratic young woman, in actuality she is nothing more than an aging Southern belle who has come to tell her sister that she ha...
  • Death Of Blanche And Mitch's Relationship
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    Street Car Named Desire Essay Our lives are consumed by the past. The past of what we once did, what we once accomplished, and what we once could call our own. As we look back on these past memories we seldom realize the impact these events have on our present lives. The loss of a past love mars are future relationships, the loss of our family influences the choices we make today, and the loss of our dignity can confuse the life we live in the present. These losses or deaths require healing from...
  • Conflict Between Blanche And Stanley
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    March 26, 2000 A Streetcar Named Desire: Themes The main theme of A Streetcar Named Desire is that reflected in the characters of Blanche and Stanley. The author presents the conflict between Blanche and Stanley as well as its inevitable conclusion, to criticize the extremes people envision when they consider love. Throughout the play Stanley is presented as a physical and brash human being. His love for Stella is evident and unquestionable. However, when further analyzed by Blanche, the relatio...
  • Blanche Dubois And Stanley Kowalski
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    A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams in 1947, has been called the best play ever written by an American. The geological setting of the play, New Orleans, creates a remarkably blended mood of decadence, nostalgia, and sensuality. The plot of the play comes about through the conflict between a man and his sister-in-law who comes to live at his house with he and his wife. Stanley Kowalski immediately captures the attention of the audience through Williams' excellent portrayal of ...
  • Relationship Between Blanche And Mitch
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    A Streetcar Named Desire: Condemning Those Who Treat Others With Harshness andCrueltyOne of the main themes expressed by Tennessee Williams in his play, A Streetcar Named Desire, is to condemn those who display cruelty and harshness in their treatment of others, especially those who are weak and vulnerable. Three characters who demonstrate these insensitive qualities are Blanche, Mitch, and Stanley. Whether the cruelty is deliberate or not, it results in the destruction of others, both physicall...
  • Stanley Figures Out Blanches Secrets
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    The moment Blanche DuBois, Tennessee Williams central character in A Streetcar Named Desire, enters the small New Orleans apartment that Stanley and Stella Kowalski share, one can sense exactly what Blanche is, or at least what she chooses to be. In appearance, she is a glamorous, ladylike aristocrat, who is perhaps slightly nervous. She parades about the house as if she is a regal figure, wearing elegant gowns and delicate jewelry. However, this is merely a faa de. Although Blanche was once a k...
  • Two Examples Of Stanleys Brutality Towards Stella
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    In Williams A Streetcar Named Desire (Williams 2008-2075; additional references by page number only.) the characters are extremely physical. The most physical of all characters in the play was Stanley Kowalski. Stanley is considered to be a brutal, domineering man with animal-like traits. The best relationship to illustrate Stanleys brutality is the one between he and his wife, Stella. Stanley treats Stella badly. He beats Stella and is impolite to her in front of other people. He rarely takes h...
  • Blanche And Stanley's Drinking Problem
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    The Play "A Streetcar Named Desire", written by Tennessee Williams, is about a woman named Blanche Duboise whose last hope of finding security becomes shattered by her malicious brother-in-law Stanley Kowalsky. This fictional play takes place in the late forties or early fifties in New Orleans, Louisiana. Blanche Duboise moves in with her sister Stella Kowalsky, and brother-in-law Stanley Kowalsky because she lost her family estate and had no where else to go. Stanley starts to dislike Blanche b...
  • Blanche And Stanley As The Play
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    In the play, A Streetcar Named Desire written by Tennessee Williams, the two main characters Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski are strongly portrayed as polar opposites when they are first introduced in the play. The two characters' differences are seen through their appearances, since Blanche is portrayed as a delicate moth while Stanley is portrayed as anomalistic. They are different by interests, Blanche loves to be admired and pampered while Stanley likes to be more laid back and at ease. ...
  • Stanley And Blanche
    351 words
    Throughout the play, A Streetcar Named Desire, Stella is caught between the two very different worlds of reality and illusion as represented by Stanley and Blanche. Blanche, a gentle woman without a real sense of actuality, and Stanley, the down-to-earth husband, were in a constant struggle over Stella's loyalty with her serving as the bridge between the two. Blanche DuBois is Stella's older sister. Instead of facing life in everyday light, she would rather exist in a world of shadows. She admit...
  • Conflicts Blanche
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    Nicole Bonar There is a deep definition of the word tragedy that is set in a Greek drama. There are basic points to this definition. The basic points are the miscalculations of the protagonist, the two conflicts of the principles they are torn on and the protagonist comes to a point when she has to cross the situation. This essay will describe these qualities in the character Blanche as a tragic heroine. The first reason why Blanche is a tragic heroine is because of her miscalculations. She had ...
  • Blanche's Fantasies
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    But, honey, you know as well as I do that a single girl, a girl alone in the world has got to keep a firm hold on her emotions or she? ll be lost!? Blanche DuBois, the tragically poignant character of Tennessee Williams? notable play A Streetcar Named Desire, compensated for her disheveled past with fantasies. Scarred by the abrupt suicide of her husband Allen Grey, Blanche gradually slipped into a world governed by her delusions. For instance, she was overtaken with loneliness so she embarked o...
  • Action Left Blanche With A Bad Reputation
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    A Streetcar Named Desire By: Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire takes place from spring through early fall in a two-story building on a street in New Orleans. The main character of this book is Blanche DuBois. Blanche is Stella's younger sister who has come to visit Stella and her husband Stanley in New Orleans. After their first meeting Stanley develops a strong dislike for Blanche and everything associated with her. Among the things Stanley dislikes about Blanche are her "spoiled-girl...

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