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Illusion Vs. Reality In A Streetcar Named Desire

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In the play A Streetcar Named Desire Williams frequently demonstrates illusion vs reality threw his main character Blanche. Blanche is coping with her past life by creating lies to cover up her mistakes, eventually like all lies the truth is brought to light causing Blanche to have a series of mental breakdowns,eventually causing her to be mentally unstable. She is then incapable of distinguishing reality from her own illusions and has tricked herself into her own game. Blanche is introduced to the audience wearing a beautiful white suit with a fluffy bodice, pearl necklace and earrings,white gloves and white hat.(Act 1, Scene 1, Pg.15). This is placed in the play to foreshadow her ¨purity¨ her all outfit is meant to create a pure illusion
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