Blanche is a woman who has a pretty bad life. Her husband committed suicide because of the annoying Blanche who bothered him after she realized that he was a homosexual. She lost her job as a schoolteacher because the principal discovered that she was having an affair with a teenage student. She was drunk most of the times and tried to be with man and show that she still attractive. After she got fired, she went to her sister’s house to stay.
After which, he confesses his affection to her and states that he had affection to her ever since she came to New Orleans, He then shockingly rapes her. Weeks later, Blanche is suffering from a mental breakdown, she had told Stella what Stanley has done and because of Stella's mistrust of her own sister she chooses Stanley's side. With nothing else to do to help her sister Stella sends Blanche to an asylum. Blanche's past has ruined her to the point where when she is truthfully right no one would believe her because of her own past. By living a life of deception, misconceptions, and loneliness she has ruined her life and The symbolism of the Tennessee Williams title "A Streetcar Named Desire" is ironic.
The Character of Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche, Stella's older sister, until recently a high school English teacher in Laurel, Mississippi. She arrives in New Orleans a loquacious, witty, arrogant, fragile, and ultimately crumbling figure. Blanche once was married to and passionately in love with a tortured young man. He killed himself after she discovered his homosexuality, and she has suffered from guilt and regret ever since. Blanche watched parents and relatives, all the old guard, die off, and then had to endure foreclosure on the family estate.
Valjean, unable to see an innocent man go to prison in his place, confesses to the court that he is prisoner 24601. At the hospital, Valjean promises the dying Fantine to find and look after her daughter Cosette. Javert arrives to arrest him, but Valjean escapes Young Cosette has been lodged for five years with the Thenardiers who run an inn, horribly abusing the little girl whom they use as a skivvy while indulging their own daughter, Eponine. Valjean finds Cosette fetching water in the dark. He pays the Thernardiers to let him take Cosette away and takes her to Paris.
The play centers around Blanche DuBois, who has been fired from her teaching job, and arrives unannounced at the small two-room apartment of her pregnant sister, Stella Kowalski. Stella, who lives with Stanley, her rough and domineering husband in a poor section of the French Quarter in New Orleans, welcomes her older sister. Although Blanche portrays the part of an aristocratic young woman, in actuality she is nothing more than an aging Southern belle who has come to tell her sister that she has lost everything, including their childhood home, Belle Reve. Stanley’s suspicious nature causes him to assume that Blanche is keeping money from Stella and immediately puts him at odds with her. Stanley’s nature is violent and Blanche sees him as "common" in every way, so advises her sister to strike out against him.
Jane leaves and meets some of her family she had not known existed, and before leaving for India, after inheriting a huge some from her now dead uncle John Eyre, goes back to see Mr. Rochester. She marries Mr. Rochester after his wife burns down their house and commits suicide. In the novel Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte depicts a struggle in social status through injustice and independence. Jane’s struggle with social status is directly related to the injustice pushed on her from the Reed family. After Jane was knocked down and injured by Mrs. Reed’s son, Mrs. Reed punished Jane by locking her in a room.
All of these plays incorporate aspects of Williams’ own life and portray dysfunctional characters. A Streetcar Named Desire is about Blanch Dubois a thirty year old southern belle. In the play Blanche loses her ancestral home of Belle Reve and her husband commits suicide leaving her emotionally scarred. Blanche then goes to live with her sister and her husband Stanley Kowalski, whom she finds vulgar and inappropriate. She attempts to hide from her past, but eventually the people there find out she had many affairs, even one with a student, and was forced to leave her teaching job (Marotous, 2006).
It was an Ellen Jamesian, a woman who hated men and followed his mother as part of the feminist movement, who killed him. The twisted events that occurred; Jenny not wanting to go to college to get married, becoming a nurse and getting pregnant with Garp, taking a job at Steering School and controlling Garp’s life, going to Europe, Jenny writing a novel that started a feminist movement, Garp and his family coming to live with her after the tragic accident, going back to Vienna, Jenny having been assassinated, Garp went to her funeral in drag , Walt and Mr. Percy died, Garp becomes the new wrestling coach, and is killed by Pooh Percy an Ellen Jamesian. Showing that Jenny was ultimately responsible for Garp’s Death. Works Cited Irving, John. The World According to Garp.
The grandmother also known as Tha’mma has a terrible past and wants to reunite her family. As one English and One Bengali family join they face war and violence together. The narrator has passionate feelings toward Ila and becomes sexual attracted to her. He never states his feelings because he is afraid of losing her. However, one night he watches her as she changes clothes and tries to rape her.
Her family told her that her husband and children were a mistake and that her husband was cheating on her. She felt oppressive and snapped. She decided that ending her life would be easier than having to live with all the stress and bullying. Nicole attempted to commit suicide by cutting her throat from ear to ear; she failed at ending her life, but she is now in the hospital getting mental help. Megan Meier, age 13, was depressed for years before she committed suicide.