Streetcar - Quotes by theme/idea

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  • Created on: 10-05-16 10:07
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  • Streetcar: Quotes by theme/idea
    • Realism/Illusion
      • '[Stanley: Mimicking] Soaking in a hot tub?'
      • 'I don't want realism - I want magic!'
      • 'The blind are - leading the blind!'
      • 'Couldn't believe her story and go on living with Stanley'
      • 'Blanche! You're standing in the light'
      • 'I won't be looked at in this merciless glare'
      • '[Stanley] Stalked through the poterieres'
    • Desire/Intimacy
      • 'A woman's charm is 50 per cent illusion'
      • 'Intimacies with strangers was all I seemed able to fill my empty heart with'
      • 'Young, young man, has anybody tell you you look like the Prince out of the Arabian nights'
      • 'Bow to me first'
      • 'Told me to take a streetcar named desire...'
    • Brutality
      • 'Since then there has never been a light stronger than this - kitchen candle'
      • 'I want what I been missing all summer'
      • 'We've had this date since the beginning'
      • 'Found out in the worst way possible'
      • 'Red-stained package'
      • '[There is the sound of a blow. Stella cries out]'
    • Social Class
      • 'I pulled you down off them columns'
      • 'Blanche and I grew up under very different circumstances than you'
      • 'A great big place with white columns'
    • Gender
      • '"My sister has married a man!" - Of course, that's all I could tell about you'
      • 'Under the Napoleonic code, a man has to take an interest in his wife's affairs'
      • 'What such a man has to offer is animal force!'
    • Death/Loss
      • 'Candles burn out in little boys and girls eyes'
      • 'Get off at cemeteries'
      • 'I let the place go?'

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