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A Streetcar Named Desire

Summary: Detailed descriptions of the 4 main characters and their traits and depiction of women in that era in "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams.
Life has been cruel and brutal to all of the characters in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. All except Stanley Kowalski, that is, who has instead been cruel to those in life. He was relentlessly brutal to Blanche during her stay at Elysian Fields and a violent husband to Stella. Stanley was also dominating towards all of his friends, including Mitch. Stanley knew their weaknesses and used them to his advantage.

Stanley is a very `manly' man. He knows what is his and has to be in control of it. .".. I am the king around here, so don't forget it!" (195) Stanley enjoys all of his belongings; his apartment, his radio, everything. He knows all about the Napoleonic code because it involves what is his. By knowing this small piece of information Stanley feels a little more in control of what belongs to Stella, not...

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