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A Streetcar Named Desire, An Analysis of Two Sisters

Summary: Discusses Tennessee William's play, A streetcar Named Desire. Analyzes the two sisters, Blance and Stella. Explores the significance of their dependence on men.
"I want to be near you, got to be with somebody, I can't be alone!" (pg 23). In Tennessee William's play A Streetcar Named Desire the two main women characters cannot be alone when it comes to men. Both sisters, Blanch and Stella, rely on men to complete their lives and make them happy. They struggle with confidence, lie to satisfy, and deny reality, all so that they may satisfy the opposite sex. This lifestyle is evident throughout the play and eventually leads one of the sisters to go insane.

In the beginning of the novel it is evident that Blanche is obsessed with her appearance. She wants to look just right. "And admire her dress and tell her she's looking wonderful. That's important with Blanche. Her little weakness!" states Stella (pg 33) in a conversation with her husband Stanley. A few moments...

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