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Tragic Flaws in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

Summary: An overview of tragic flaws possessed by the main characters in Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire." Blanche du Bois' own tragic flaws coupled with those of Stanley Kowalski's serve to hinder Blanche and lead ultimately to her downfall.
In the play A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams gives the main characters of the story tragic flaws which ultimately bring them down. The tragic heroes are contrasted from others in the play by their flaws that lead to their ultimate downfall in the end. Blanche du Bois, is a perfect example of a character who's tragic flaw ultimately leads to her downfall in the end, and Stanley Kowalski is a character who's flaws hinder Blanche and in the end bring her down.

Blanche's biggest flaw in the play is her desire. This desire arises because of her constant loneliness which she puts up with after her husband's tragic death. From that point on her life, she goes sliding down a slippery slope. Blanche goes on a search for guys who would fulfill her desire, yet she never gets an adequate amount, so...

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