A Streetcar Named Desire Scene Analysis

Scene 2, of A Street Car Named Desire, in the movie and the playwright is a particular scene that stood out. This is the part when Stanley questions Blanche about losing Belle Reve and if there were papers to prove it. Stella asked Stanley not to question her sister because she is under a lot of stress. This part of the play is important because the main characters’ personality and relationships toward each other start to stand out.
Stanley’s aggressive nature starts to develop as starts to get angry at how Blanche is trying not to talk about the loss Belle Reve. He also starts to show a little possessiveness he has over Stella, his wife, and Blanche’s sister. He not only thinks that Belle Reve belongs to his wife but he thinks what is hers
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At the beginning of the movie it shows Stanley moving Blanches’ trunk to the room but the stage directions in the text say “Stanley enters the kitchen from outside, leaving the door open on the perpetual “Blue Piano” around the corner.” This add-on in the movie is there to show how the trunk gets to its location to play a significant part in Scene 2 when Stanley rummages through Blanches’ things and finds fur and expensive jewelry. Then there is a part when Blanche is supposed to be singing in the background and in the movie that particular part was missing. Even though Blanche is off stage she is still in the conversation that Stanley and Stella are having about …show more content…
There was a big pause, and the jazzy music started to play while Blanche was waiting for Stanley to get out the room so she could change. The pause and the jazzy music gives that part of scene sets a mild sexual mood. In the textual point of view the flirtatiousness was unnoticeable but in the movie with the music in the background, it is noticeable especially at the part when Blanche asks Stanley to button up her dress the slow jazzy music starts to play. In another part of the scene when Blanche is on the floor snatching up the love letters, talking about her dead husband the music is not so jazzy, it is waltz-like and child-like and is important because whenever she speaks of her dead husband she gets either delusional, frantic, protective and closed off to the

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