Writers craft

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  • Writer’s craft (language and dramatic devices)
    • P1
      • “Enter Bosola with a dark lantern” (2:3)
      • “He … seizes the paper lantern, tearing it off the lightbulb … she cries out as if the lantern was herself” (Sc11)
    • P2
      • “Me thinks ‘twas yesterday… I should dream it were within this half hour”(3:1) -acknowledgment of supposed passing of time (comedic)
      • “My birthday’s next month”... “Honey, it’s Blanche’s birthday” (Sc7) -shows a passing of time
    • P3
      • “Alas, you shears do come untimely now to clip the bird’s wings that already flown”- act 3 scene 2
      • “power and pride of a richly feathered male bird among hens”
    • P4
      • Use of echo in (5.3)“Oh, fly your fate”“Thou art a dead thing” Foreshadowing of Antonio’s fate, which cannot be changed. Heightens tragedy as Antonio, embodiment of the Renaissance man, meets a cruel end
      • The streetcar (Sc1)“They told me to take a streetcar named Desire, and then transfer to one called cemeteries and ride six blocks to get off at - Elysian Fields!” Representation of Blacnhe’s journey and therefore, the tragedy that awaits


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