Essay about A Streetcar Named Desire By Tennessee Williams

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Love Isn’t Meant To Hurt
Domestic violence, similar to domestic abuse, is a huge crime known throughout the United States. A book that had this specific topic was in the play, A Streetcar Named Desire written by Tennessee Williams. Most people don’t know whether to jump in and help or to just leave it alone because the helper might feel that the aggressive abuser will take his anger out on them. There are two organizations who will help out abused women; those two organizations are the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). Both of these groups understand what to do when there is a physical altercation between a husband and a wife. A huge problem that happens is that the wife would deal with it for a number of years until someone actually steps in and helps out a defenseless, abused woman. Whenever someone would ask the victim why she never left her husband, she would most likely say that she’s afraid that her husband might go out and try to find her if she ever ran away from him, but maybe it’s ok for the victim to run away and maybe check into a women shelter so she can feel protected and so she can get the caring she needs. Women shelters are places where victims of domestic violence can go to escape from any abusive situations. A victim may think that she is the only one being abused. She is wrong; there are more domestic violence victims than she thinks.
“Domestic abuse is nothing new; it has…

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