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    it. For example, the reason Kowalski is so cruel and suspecting is he is in constant belief that someone is trying to undermine his authority. Kowalski’s suspicious nature and possessive ways are demonstrated when he accuses DuBois of withholding money from him and Stella Kowalski. Stanley Kowalski sees DuBois’s seemingly expensive clothing, including white fox pieces and a gold dress, and makes the jump that DuBois must have sold, not lost, Belle Reve, her and Stella Kowalski’s childhood home. He

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    Kowalski and Dubois' Differing Values in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire is a play founded on the premise of conflicting cultures. Blanche and Stanley, the main antagonists of the play, have been brought up to harbour and preserve extremely disparate notions, to such an extent that their incompatibility becomes a recurring theme within the story. Indeed, their differing values and principles becomes the ultimate cause of antagonism, as it is their conflicting

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    Identity in Contemporary American Drama – Between Reality and Illusion Tennessee Williams was one of the most important playwrights in the American literature. He is famous for works such as “The Glass Menagerie” (1944), “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1947) or “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955)”. As John S. Bak claims: “Streetcar remains the most intriguing and the most frequently analyzed of Williams’ plays.” In the lines that follow I am going to analyze how the identity of Blanche

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    Symbolism, Imagery and Allegory in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams said, in the foreword to Camino Real, "a symbol in a play has only one legitimate purpose, which is to say a thing more directly and simply and beautifully than it could be said in words." Symbolism is used, along with imagery and allegory to that effect in both Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire. Both plays tend to share the same kinds of symbols and motifs; sometimes

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    explain a selection of the symbolic devices used in the play, A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams. The criticism details the significance of numerous symbols observed in the play, including the main characters: Blanche, Stanley, and Stella, as well as the expressionism of the characters, such as allusions, the relevance of light, color, and music in the play, and also animalistic images Williams uses. A Streetcar Named Desire is set in the city of New Orleans, in the month of May, shortly

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    The Awakening by Kate Chopin ends with the protagonist’s suicide. The protagonist, Edna Pontellier, becomes completely erratic in her pursuit to escape the confinements of a patriarchal society but also to gain the affections of a younger man, she discovers how she cannot ever fully break free from either, proving the appropriateness of her self-destructive conclusion. Edna Pontellier, an American woman in 19th century America, finds herself in an affair which completely changes her life. Mrs. Pontellier’s

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    sensitive persons trapped in a highly competitive, commercial world, question whether he has not sacrificed his talent for popular success (Mood 43). “He [Williams] continued this study with Blanche Dubois of A Streetcar Named Desire (1947).” Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire is epitome of full-bodied male pulchritude and Williams’ most radiant symbol of virility. “In A Streetcar Named Desire the Southern gentlewoman, the last representative of a dying culture, is to delicate to with land the

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    stereotyping. The stereotype of the submissive wife is portrayed by Stella Kowalski, who is the oversimplified, obedient, and passive wife. Her sister Blanche DuBois was raised as an educated, upper-class woman, who instead of being shown has a respected Southern lady, is shown as a faded and cheap stereotypical southern belle. Both women are portrayed as the weaker sex who are both under the control and authority of Stanley Kowalski, the bombastic, overcompensating

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    ←Plot Overview→ Blanche DuBois, a schoolteacher from Laurel, Mississippi, arrives at the New Orleans apartment of her sister, Stella Kowalski. Despite the fact that Blanche seems to have fallen out of close contact with Stella, she intends to stay at Stella’s apartment for an unspecified but likely lengthy period of time, given the large trunk she has with her. Blanche tells Stella that she lost Belle Reve, their ancestral home, following the death of all their remaining relatives. She also mentions that

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    Stella Kowalski is a 25 year old women from Mississippi. In her teenage years she moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. There she met and married lower-classmen Stanley Kowalski., whom she fell madly in love with, but maybe more in love with the sexual part of the relationship than actually him. Stella is now pregnant with his baby, but in my opinion its not a safe and happy situation, it’s a frightening thought really. Stella is the type of person who doesn’t care what people think about them. To me

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