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Dramatic Irony in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

Summary: This examines how dramatic irony is used by Tennessee Williams to enrich and affect the audiences view of the play "A Streetcar Named Desire."
In Tennessee William's play A Streetcar Named Desire dramatic irony has enriched the audience's appreciation of the play and adds another dimension to the plays meaning. The music contributes to the dramatic irony and is used throughout the play to give to dimensions to what is being said and sung, often to completely different things. We are reminded of the other character's past experiences or their state of mind at the time and so can see why things have happened and how they feel. An example is our opinion of Blanche at the end and the start. At the start we find Blanche irritating and over-dramatic, by the end we can empathize, if not sympathize with Blanche and the horrors she has been through. The lighting also gives another dimension to the actions of the characters. The lights in the final scene haunt...

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