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    In a streetcar named desire Tennessee Williams demonstrates how women were treated in the 20th century. Creating a social Gap between men and women. In a streetcar named desire Tennessee williams shows how big of a gap there is by making blanche feel like she's at the bottom of society meaning she's an outcast. The reason why she is at the bottom is because of her major drinking problem and really bad sexual behavior.  Tennessee williams makes Blanche look like a women that gave up on herself. The

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    The role of women in the 1950 was seen to be repressive and constrictive in many ways. Society placed high importance and many expectations for these women on behavior at home as well as in public. Women were supposed to fulfil certain roles, such as a caring mother, a diligent homemaker, and an obedient wife. The perfect mother was supposed to stay home and nurture so society would accept them. In fact, even if a woman wanted to voice an opinion, her lack of education would not allow it . The play

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    trapped by circumstance who gained inspiration for many of the characters in A Streetcar Named Desire from his own life. The play consists of a dysfunctional bunch of characters: a hysterical woman, a ditzy wife, and an aggressive husband, each with a connection to Williams’s personal life. The protagonist Blanche DuBois; otherwise labeled as the hysterical women, is the embodiment of Tennessee Williams in A Streetcar Named

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    A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams is about this lady named Blanche who was a school teacher. She lost her job when she was found to have an affair with a teenage boy in her school. After that Blanche went to stay at a hotel, but she attracted too many men and so they kicked her out. Then Blanche went to her sister, Stella’s house and lived with her and her husband, Stanley. But, they only had one bedroom, so, Blanche had to sleep in the bed located in the kitchen. Overtime Stanley and

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    upon reading Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, I was captivated by his brutally honest depiction of the destructive effect of machismo within his society. Williams’ portrayal of the female experience during the 1940’s, especially the physical and emotional violation, was immediately shocking to me as a young, contemporary female. Concurrently, after reading the drama, my ambiguous response to Stanley’s character confused me. Although he had treated women so crudely, I found myself feeling

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    Women are marginalised in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ through their economic status, their mental health and their place as a woman in the society of 1940s. They are held as possessions for admiration and housework. Neither of the men in the play treat them as they should be treated, and see them as nothing more than a housemaker and a child bearer. Also, it is made prominently clear by Williams that no woman would be able to survive without a man at that time. However, at some occasions, Williams

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    ANALYSIS OF THE WOMEN IMAGE, BLANCHE AND STELLA, IN TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE 1. Background of Analysis A streetcar Named Desire is a stage play that written by Tennese Wiliams. It first published in 1947 and takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana. In this play, Williams presents women as powerless, weak, and passive characters who are tightly linked to their persecutors due to economic, social, and physical needs. During the time period of Tennessee Williams, author of the

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    Women in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire and Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman The part of Stella and Linda are both archetypal female figures in that they follow the typical fictional role of the submissive wife and mother. In A Streetcar Named Desire, Stella DuBois (renamed Mrs. Stanley Kowalski) supports and forgives her husband, defending him against any criticism. Likewise, in Death of a Salesman, Linda - the only female character with any import - is a meek, timid figure

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    The film A Streetcar Named Desire was an original play by Tennessee Williams then was later made in film form by Elia Kazan. I think A Streetcar Desire Named Desire could be seen as a narrative because it is based on one of the characters lives, it shares a story about this woman named Blanche DuBois who was a schoolteacher is now on a search for what comes next in her life, like where does she go from where she is now? Blanche is trying to find a place where she belongs and somewhere she can call

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    differences in the presentation of female characters in A Streetcar Named Desire and The World’s wife In this essay, I will be exploring the similarities and differences of female characters in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ by Tennessee Williams; and ‘The World’s Wife’ by Carol Ann Duffy. Both texts denote women as somewhat weak and incompetent and as having a predatory attitude towards the mainly dominant male characters. A Streetcar Named Desire was written in 1945 and it initially connected with America’s

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