A Streetcar Named Desire Essay | A Streetcar Named Desire: Themes of Death and Desire

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A Streetcar Named Desire: Themes of Death and Desire

Summary: Analyzes the Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar Named Desire. Explores the themes of death and desire contained in the American classic and examines Williams's use of narrative devices to facilitate character development.
Williams uses many forms of expression such as light, sexual undertones, setting and actions to display the characters of the play and their personalities. Elysian Fields is a poor, jaunty suburb in New Orleans yet the perfect setting for this play. It is full of diversity, culture and is very vibrant. It embellishes the view of Blanche on Stella situation and the laid back style of Stanley's generation as well as the characters themselves.

When this play begins, Blanche is already viewed as a fallen woman in society's eyes. Her family is gone, as well as her estate and fortune. She aspires for people to see herself as gentile and a proper lady and she tries to cover up her past and drinking habits but this is done without care and they leak through. She also lives in panic of her...

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