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Summer and Smoke

Summary: Mr. Thomas Williams (Tennessee,) was born in Columbus, Mississippi to Cornelius Coffin and Edwina Dankin Williams, March 26 1911. Thomas' family moves to Missouri in 1918, and between the years of 1929 and 1939 Tennessee attends three different universities. After having written his first Blanche DuBois scene, from A Streetcar named Desire, in December of 1944, he took a few months break and wrote his first draft of Summer and Smoke.
Summer and Smoke

Mr. Thomas Williams (Tennessee,) was born in Columbus, Mississippi to Cornelius Coffin and Edwina Dankin Williams, March 26 1911. Thomas' family moves to Missouri in 1918, and between the years of 1929 and 1939 Tennessee attends three different universities. After having written his first Blanche DuBois scene, from A Streetcar named Desire, in December of 1944, he took a few months break and wrote his first draft of Summer and Smoke. As a result, the character Alma is seen having a parallel to Blanche. Also in the year 1937, Tennessee's sister Rose is institutionalized for schizophrenia. Typically patients with schizophrenia are at times progressive, at times intermediate and can regress at anytime. They also show a tendency toward deterioration, and memory disturbance. Knowing that Tennessee grew up around a person of this nature helps to explain the "Blanche DuBois" character and all of the other characters such as Alma who relate to...

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