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Essay | Quests in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

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Quests in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

Summary: In the play "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams, Blanche Dubois, her sister Stella Kowalski, and Stella's husband Stanley Kowalski embark on individual quests. Blanche's quest to erase her past and become a new and better person, and Stella's quest to help and support both Blanche and Stanley, both end in failure. However, Stanley succeeds in his quest to uncover the secrets of Blanche's past and remove her from his home.
There are many situations in life in which an individual is set on a quest. A quest is defined as the act or instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search. When an individual embarks on a quest, the outcome and success is based on their determination and ruthlessness to get what they want. This can be proved through the characters of Blanche Dubois, Stella Kowalski, and Stanley Kowalski from the play, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. The two lead female characters of the play, Blanche and Stella, both fail in their quests. Blanche fails in her attempts to erase her past and become a new and better person. Stella fails in her efforts of helping and supporting both her sister and her husband. Stanley however, the masculine, power-hungry male of the play succeeds in his quest of uncovering the secrets of...

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