A Streetcar Named Desire By Tennessee Williams

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Analysis Paper: A Streetcar Named Desire For my analysis paper, I have chosen the full-length play by Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. The drama containing several forms of realism was released in December of 1947 and stayed open on Broadway for two years until December of 1949. The play in set in New Orleans, Louisiana in a simi-poor area, but has a certain amount of charm that goes along with it. Williams creates a vast web of emotional conflicts thought all the characters, which leads to great tension thought the play. In my analysis I’m going to talk about the plot and characters in the play, the theme, dictation, music choices, spectacle and the convention. There are four main characters: Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Stanley Kowalski and Harold Mitchell, but lets start by talking about the plot of the play. The plot is extremely well put together and fairly easy to follow. In the first scenes you have the two main female characters, Stella arrives down from Laurel, Mississippi to stay with her sister Blanche in New Orleans. You can see when Blanche arrives that she’s there because she’s trying to hide something through her conversations with her sister Stella and suspect that there may have a troubled time to come shortly after her arriving in the city. You quickly learn that Stella is married to Stanley who is an aggressive guy and somewhat of a drunk. The emotions between Stanly, Blanche and Stella run high throughout the whole play and that
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