A Streetcar Named Desire
Last Modified: 2014-08-03
- Working class/ Polish
- Armed forces
- Abusive and a drunk
- Loves Stanley
- Abandoned her rich upbringing to be with Stanley
- Pregnant with his child
- Blanche's younger sister
- Stella's older sister
- ex-High school teacher
- Has a lot of lovers
- Mentally unstable
- Comes from family of money and prestige
Hotel Flamingo/Tarantula Arms- Stanley asks Blanche if she knows a fellow named Shaw. This Shaw is an acquaintance of Stanley's, and he claims that he knew a loose woman who used to keep rooms at a hotel called the Flamingo in Laurel. Blanche says she knows of the Flamingo by reputation and would not set foot in it, but the accusation has been made. Stanley leaves.
What does Blanch Dubois' name mean?
- On the bench in the spare parts department at the Plant
High school superintendent that fired Blanche
A former suitor of Blanche’s whom she met again a year before her arrival in New Orleans while vacationing in Miami. Despite the fact that Shep is married, Blanche hopes he will provide the financial support for her and Stella to escape from Stanley. As Blanche’s mental stability deteriorates, her fantasy that Shep is coming to sweep her away becomes more and more real to her. Shep never appears onstage. Blanche wore his ATO her last year of collage.
- Collecting for the Evening Star
- Blanche states that he looks like her Prince out of the Arabian Nights.
- Blanche’s husband
- he was a poet
- Was a degenerate
- Shot himself at the Moonlight Casino
a merchant from Laurel named Kiefaber with whom Mitch spoke on the phone. Each man presented the same facts about Blanche’s shady past. Blanche argues that all three men are liars, and that Kiefaber concocted stories about her as revenge for her spurning his affection.
- Stanley’s supply man
- Told Stanley why Blanche ran away from Laurel
- Take the Streetcar named Desire
- Transfer to the one called Cemeteries ride six blocks
- get off at Elysian Field
- Stella and Stanley live at 632
- Place where Allen shot himself
- (Also in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
- Civil code.
- New reforms and equality before laws.
- What belongs to the wife also belongs to the husband and vise versa
Ambler and Ambler - Crabtree
- Slow, graceful dance originated in Poland, which combines elements of the waltz, mazurka, and polka.
- Plays when Blanche explains that her husband killed himself. She can’t escape the guilt of feeling like she caused his suicide. She can’t escape her husband’s death, so she can’t escape the music, either.
Della robbin blue
- Good luck, wealth, power, and good fortune
- Fertility for women
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