The Symbolism Of Colors In A Streetcar Named Desire

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Colors represent what a character is doing or how they are as a person. In "A Streetcar Named Desire" Blanche is connected to white but does not represent what the color means and Stanley is connecting to red, strongly connecting to the color. White has the meaning of purity. Blanche Dubois means "white woods" but Blanche as a person is nothing like what her name represents, she sleeps around with man and lies to make herself look good. This is shown when Blanche says" I haven't informed him of my real age!" showing that Blanche has and isn't planning on tell Mitch her age, even though her name means white, truthful person, not a lieing person. This is also revealed when Blanche spills on her "white skirt" again revealing that
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