Summary: A Streetcar Named Desire

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Bianca D’Aguanno 12/24/17 A Streetcar Named Desire Scene 1: Street: Elysian FIelds, New Orleans “Raffish charm” Blanche= white in french symbolises truth and purity Stanley Kowalski loud-colored bowling jacket and work clothes symbolises his spunk carrying "a red-stained package." sexual symbol Blanche later describes him to Stella-"survivor of the stone age! Bearing the raw meat home from the kill in the jungle; and you — you here — waiting for him." Blanche is extremely nervous full of anxiety she is portrayed as almost moth-like and a stained white skirt B took a “streetcar named Desire, and then . . . one called Cemeteries," Scene shows Stanley as a crude and sexual (bowling ball/pins/raw meat) Sets tone of commonplace…show more content…
Is Blanche the cause for all of this stress in the house now? Scene 4: Blanche feels as though she is an outsider and tries to change Stella’s mind but only draws Stella away from Blanche B begins to feel her desperate situation.contacts her old acquaintance Shep Huntleigh Seems stuck in her past Constant battle between stanley and blanche even though no interaction between the two concepts of life represented by Stanley and Blanche Stella throws herself at Stanley, victory for Stanley this time B called him a savage and a brute, occured on his grounds resentment of B and desire to be rid of her is quite justifiable Scene 5: Start of the breaking of B born under the sign of the virgo means virgin Stanley chooses this moment to ask her about the man named Shaw. Blanche becomes visibly agitated during the cross-examination. At the end, when Stanley leaves, she is trembling and in need of a drink. Foreshadows the past coming to haunt her. Her lies are coming to a close Admits lying about her age to attract Mitch but shaking because she is nervous and can’t keep up with herself anymore Why does she kiss the young…show more content…
I didn't lie in my heart." pathological liar in a sense Blanche is at her lowest ebb of existence now that Stanley has given her a bus ticket back to Laurel and Mitch has deserted her. Scene 10: Stellas a drunk at the moment when she in beginning she said she doesn’t
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