Stanley has behavior with his wife Stella, Sister in-law Blanche, and his buddies in different events of the short story. He can't stand that his sister in-law Blanche staying at there home. Stanley is very controlling when comes to poker game night with his buddies at his home and he decides what goes on the event. Author Tennessee Williams expressed, "Stanley: When I'm losing you want to eat! Ante up!
In conclusion, “A streetcar named Desire” by Tennessee Williams, uses characterization of the main characters to convey theme of the desire and how it can influence and change someone’s personality. Because of the situations and arguments the characters get in, Williams is able show how desperate the characters are to get what they want. Stanley was willing to put his wife and his baby’s lives at risk, only to prove that he was the man of the house. Blanche ruined her chance of getting married because her promiscuous past caught up with her. Tennessee Williams uses his upbringing to show the theme of male versus female in many of his plays and it especially shows in “A streetcar named Desire”.
Citizens sacrifice relationships to obtain these materialistic objects and it shows how morbid an average lifestyle has become; especially after the twenties. “The Great Gatsby” written by F. Scott Fitzgerald simulates these materialistic habits. To summarize the book, Nick, the narrator, moves to East Egg near New York City and is neighbors with Gatsby. He (Nick) gets caught up in the drama between Myrtle Wilson, Tom Buchanan, Daisy Buchanan and Gatsby. Gatsby is madly in love with Daisy and spends his abbreviated life in a desperate act to get her to leave Tom and be with him.
Williams like the poet is concerned with the reality of the broken world. Form his drama is the imitation of the individual search for a way to restore a crushed universe. Quoting Hart Crane he rightly says on the frontpiece of A Street Car Named Desire : And so it was I entered the broken world To trace the visionary company of love, its voice An instant in the wind [I know not whither hurled] But not for long to hold each desperate choice. (P.XII) In this play, ‘A Street Car Named Desire’ depicts the shattering of souls, the destruction of a young woman who years to lead the mythic life of the South before the war. She meets with nothing but despair and frustration.
When Macbeth hears a voice cry “sleep no more”(Mac.2.2.33), it was the beginning of many of his illusions. He suffered from guilt after killing King Duncan and wasn’t able to sleep. Macbeth goes on to have more illusions throughout the story such as when he saw the bloody ghost of Banquo. Macbeth was the only one that could see Banquo, making him think that “the table’s full”(Mac.3.4.46) when they went to sit down for dinner. Macbeth continues to see the ghost of Banquo throughout dinner causing him to have sudden and unexplained outbursts.Lady Macbeth tries to explain her husband’s odd behavior by saying “My lord is often thus, and hath been from his youth”(Mac 3.4.53-54).
Tom borrowed Gatsby's yellow Rolls-Royce to drive up to the city. On the way to New York City, Tom made a detour at a gas station in the Valley of Ashes, a run-down part of Long Island. The owner, George Wilson, shared his concern that his wife, Myrtle, may be having an affair. This unnerved Tom, who I know had been the one having an affair with Myrtle, and he leaves in a hurry. During the party, in an expensive hotel suite, the casual conversation evolved into a confrontation between Daisy, Gatsby, and Tom.
Throughout the story, David’s conflict of the Tomkeys not having a television generates a discomfort towards them and he thinks of them as wicked. Even though David’s family does not believe in television, they “watched the news, and whatever came on after the news” (850). No matter how much David’s parents did not agree on watching television, they still sat down and watched their shows as a family; it was the only activity that they knew how to do. On the other hand, the Tomkey family did not own a television; they sat at the dinner table, laughed and went on family vacation every weekend to the lake house. David tried to ignore the Tomkey children, but “it was impossible to separate him from his celebrity” (851) making David envious.
Poverty = Empty Refrigerator + Empty Stomach Not being able to financially afford to help his best friend Oscar, or his parents not able to properly support his family by putting food in the refrigerator or on the table more than often they would miss meals and have only sleep for dinner. Revenge is My Middle Name 3) Describe Rowdy and Junior relationship. What do they do for
Stanley, Stella’s husband, was not fond of Blanche. Because of this he hires someone to look into her past to see if she was who she was saying she was. While doing so Stanley encounters the ugly truth about Blanche’s past which she had been trying so hard to hide from her sister and Mitch, a man she was seeing and hoping to get married to. Never the less when Stanley exposed who she really was to Mitch he found her unfit and too filthy to introduce to his mother so he ended things. All of that was not enough for Stanley; he wanted Blanche gone so he bought her a bus ticket for her birthday.
After Emily’s fathers death a man named Homer Barron walked into her life, and lest just say he wasn’t feeling the exact same way about her, or any other woman in that matter. As soon as Emily felt as if Homer didn’t feel the same because he hasn’t proposed to her she jumps into an unpredictable state of mind. Emily poisons Homer because she refuses to let him abandon her. Miss Brill I basically living a lie. She tries to avoid the fact that she is isolated.
But of course, my husband won’t have that, he says he doesn’t even know me because I’m finally speaking my mind. I want him and his terrible wife out of here, I’ll even pay out of my own pocket for them a place to stay. But, Anne doesn’t want Peter gone and Peter doesn’t was to stay if his father goes… Why does Peter care if his sorry excuse of a father goes, he was selfish and stealing food that was supposed to go to Peter. Mr. Dussel is the only one who sees Mr. Van Dann as wrong but he’s always been sort of paranoid so I’m unsure he’d help to much, he’s over there counting out potatoes and Margot 's trying to get him to stop. Everyone, including myself, freeze as the buzzer (indicating Miep is here) goes off.
However, he fails to grasp the tribulations of his parents. He wants to take the money that is meant or the whole family to invest in a “get rich quick” scheme in a business that his mother is against and that his father would not approve of. Walter learns that his family will be receiving a $10,000 insurance check from his father’s death and decides he wants to start a liquor business. His mother states, “In my time we worried about not being lynched and getting to the North if we could and how to stay alive and still have a pinch of dignity too… Now here come you and Beneatha-- talking ‘bout things we ain’t never even thought about hardly, me and your daddy. You ain’t satisfied or proud of nothing we done “ (1.2.
You can’t sell your soul for money. It won’t go with the buyer. It’ll shrivel and shrink to know that you ain’t taken on to it” (50). When Boy Willie’s pleas fail to move her, he still plans to sell the piano, even under threat of being shot. When Sutter’s ghost attacks him and Berniece saves him by playing
This, again, ruins the family tradition. Dee was named after her Aunt Dicie, who was named after her mother, Grandma Dee. Dee changed her name to “Wangero Leewanika Kemanjo” and wants to be called “Wangero.” Wangero’s, now, man began to judge her mother and gave her little sister Maggie a hard time. He seemed to be good for the family. When they sat to eat dinner he said he didn’t eat collards and the pork was unclean.
I’ve seen him when - what else do they want from him, Maudie, what else … They’re perfectly willing to let him do what they’re too afraid to do themselves - it might lose ‘em a nickel.. They’re perfectly willing to let him wreck his health doing what they’re afraid to do, they’re -’” (page 316) In this quote, Aunt Alexandra is complaining to Miss Maudie how unfair it is that the townspeople are making Atticus do things that they don’t want to do. It’s like the townspeople would rather risk others’ lives rather than risking their own. The Aunt Alexandra speaking in the quote is her true self, the