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An Analysis Of A Streetcar Named Desire

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My written task is letter of emendation sent by the editor of Motion Pictures Association of America to the authors Elia Kazan and Tennessee Williams concerning the screen adaptation of the play ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. The letter demonstrates the concepts involved in the play as well as the relation to the context of the English Language and Literature course. In the letter, I talk about the major points of moral contention that the MPAA had with the script. The perspectives of Homosexuality, rape and nymphomania were very controversial subjects which the censor board would want to omit. This highlights the conservative culture of the 1940’s and the 1950’s which give us an insight into how such a play would be perceived by the general
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