[tags: A Streetcar Named Desire Essays] - Though the “primitive,” rituals described in Schechner’s article diverge from the realism found in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, the same “reactualization” process exists in his work.
Williams’ Streetcar focuses on the “mock battle” or complete contest between the generational cultures symbolized by Blanche Dubois and Stanley Kowalski’s characters.
Her reaction to light can be regarded as an attempt to hide her true nature as well as her vanishing beauty and youth.
By hiding from the light, she tries to escape reality.
People often find themselves making impulsive decisions more frequently while under the influence of alcohol.
However, how much poor behavior can alcohol excuse before a person must accept the consequences for their own actions.
Both of these men may have been from different time periods but they are the same when it comes to their attitudes towards leadership, treatment of women, and their way to confirm assumptions....
[tags: A Streetcar Named Desire Essays] - In Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire, he evaluates Blanche’s struggle to accept reality.
This brilliant play explores many important themes and issues.
The main recurring theme Williams explores to the readers is the conflict between fantasy and reality, honesty and lies.