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A Streetcar Named Desire Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 10 Summary

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Scene 10 Summary

It is a few hours after Mitch leaves the apartment. Blanche has been drinking and has pulled her trunk into the center of the bedroom. Clothes hang out of the open trunk and she has changed into a crumpled white satin evening gown and a pair of silver shoes. She puts a rhinestone tiara on her head and fantasizes that she is at a party. She talks to imaginary admirers gathered around her about going for a late night swim. When she looks at herself in a hand mirror, she violently slams the mirror down on the dressing table, cracking the glass.

Stanley enters the flat in good spirits. Stella is doing fine. The baby probably will not arrive until morning so he has come home to sleep. He asks Blanche why she is dressed up. She tells him she has received a wire from Shep Huntleigh...

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