A Streetcar Named Desire And Death Of A Salesman Analysis

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams and Dead of a Salesman by Arthur Miller are two plays in which the two main characters, Blanche Dubois and Willy Loman have problems facing and separating the reality from the fantasy. In both plays the characters tend to fantasized a life trying to avoid real world problems. Both authors develop the idea of who they should be vs. who they really are as humans and that illusion does not only affect them but also everyone around. The fact that we will do anything just to sell ourselves in a miserable world will drive us to an endlessly insanity. Humanity envision things and ideas they can’t get hold of just to end up depressed and in solitude. Blanche and Willy’s virtues and aspirations in life while mixing them with death and desire are a remarkable topic in this case. The light and the diamond are symbols that represent the ugly truth inside the character illusions. The music, Blue piano for Blanche and the Flute for Willy are both symbols of nostalgia, shadow and despair. The appearance in an essential because it shows the illusion that it can take us very far in life. Stella is Blanche’s youngest sister and Willy’s wife Linda are the emotional characters in both plays. They are the feminine touch and the fall for both of the main characters.…show more content…
All characters in both books are caught up in a world of illusions just to avoid the miserable reality they live in. They dream with the things they could or could not have done in their past. In this case Blanche and Willy do not only drown by themselves, they drive everyone around them insane too. All humans have their own fantasies and realities, but not all of them decide to take everybody else down with them. Humanity lives with shame and dissatisfaction, and us humans are responsible for

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