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    Blanche Dubois

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    Illusion and Magic in Blanche DuBois’s Character Throughout Tennessee William’s play, A Streetcar Named Desire, there is a prominent and continuous theme of realism and magic. In particular this theme manifests itself deeply in one specific main character, Blanche DuBois. In the play, Blanche finds herself in a consistent struggle with reality; she has immense difficulty accepting her true life, her reality. Because of Blanche’s role in the tragic suicide of her first love and husband, she becomes entirely overwhelmed and wrecked by guilt. Blanche acknowledges and claims the responsibility in her husband’s suicide as she reveals to Mitch, her momentary boyfriend, her knowledge of her husband’s affair with another grown man. Blanche unveils…

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    Blanche Dubois Reality

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    Tennessee William’s A Streetcar Named Desire centers on Blanche Dubois, a fading Southern belle from Laurel, Mississippi, who comes to stay with her younger sister Stella and husband Stanley Kowalski in New Orleans. Blanche is a fragile woman who constantly lives in her fantasy world to protect herself against outside threats and her own insecurities. She uses these fantasies to create an illusion to convince not only others, but herself that she is still young, admired and of social standing.…

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    Although Stanley has idealism in the relationship between genders; he also has the high expectation to maintain his manhood power in the friendship. When he go out with his friend or play poker, he is longing to be in the center of group, which make him to feel that he is superior to the others. However, Blanche attempted to steal attention from him and her destruction turned into a big threat to Stanly. After Blanche and Stella came home, Blanche purposely turn the light on and start getting…

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    Blanche Gender Inequality

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    In Tennessee William's, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” he uses his main character Blanche Dubois, to demonstrate how her current experiences relate to her past. Throughout the play, Williams uses Blanche’s life experiences to illuminate that the hardships she has faced, were also faced by many women throughout history. In “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Williams was able to use Blanche’s story to call attention to the injustice of gender inequality. In the beginning of the play, Blanche moves in with…

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    Blanche Dubois enters the lives of Stanley and Stella Kowalski when she arrives at their apartment at Elysian Fields. The beautiful and cultured Blanche clashes with the primitive Stanley. However, unlike the cultured Blanche first seen, the real Blanche is penniless and has a history with many men. When Stanley reveals Blanche’s impure past to everybody, Blanche struggles to continue and ends up in a mental facility. The deterioration of Blanche’s character is a result of her attempts to…

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    Blanche Dubois Essay

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    her character with that of a psychic being with an inconspicuous behavior (Fischer, Erika, 246) r. She lies about herself to other that makes her life look as if a real one. Her character exposes her hidden intentions towards her appearance for the world like how it should have been rather than how it is. This beautiful characterization of DuBois depicts some part of the authors own life experiences. Her representation is influenced by some of the unintended attributes of the author himself.…

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    Nuit Blanche Observation

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    From enactment art to the atmospheric, sound art to visual installations, Nuit Blanche is an event that propagates in admiration in numerous cities each year. The exhibit takes place all night, individuals can amble from one side of the city to the other observing, experiencing and even partaking in art expositions which range from secret tunnel vibrational drones, a contraption of metal tubes/containers that generate various reverberations when hit – creating a symphony done by the public, a…

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    Blanche Dubois Analysis

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    According to Cardullo, Stanley rapes Blanche “because he has been physically attracted to her from the start and has been encouraged by her at least one occasion, and is able to fuel his desire with knowledge of her checkered past in Laurel.” The rape of Blanche DuBois is a sad yet complex story element to break down. From Blanche’s arrival in New Orleans her and Stanley have been butting heads. They clearly do not get along as well as Stella had hoped. Yet, there is a strange feeling in the…

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    What Is Blanche A Villain

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    Moreover, Blanche Ingram is portrayed as being a villain. Among the entirety of the novel, Blanche’s morals were far off from what’s considered to be just. She pretends to love Edward Rochester and embarks on a journey of total deceit. When it was falsely speculated that Rochester lost all his money and was no longer wealthy, Blanche’s interest towards him fell faster than anyone could “I told you so.” Thus, proving that Blanche was only captivated by the wealth and status of Rochester. Without…

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    Blanche Dubois Allusions

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    A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams is a play about a former high school teacher, Blanche Dubois, who moved in with her sister and husband, Stella and Stanley. Blanche Dubois has been through many difficulties in order to fulfill the emptiness that is within her. Her young husband, Allen Gray committed suicide, she lost Belle Reve, and she lost her stature in Laurel. The driving force behind these actions were the empowerment of her desires. Williams uses allusions to develop the…

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