Slides in this set
Conflict between values of old
world and the new
Contrast between Stanley and Blanche
Represent different aspects of American
Stanley represents the American dream that all men are
conflict born equal and can succeed equally. He is associated with the
world of stark reality, rooted in the present.
Blanche represents the old world, where class and race were important issues.
She is associated with a fantasy world, rooted in the past.…read more
associated with a landed elite in elegant
For Tennessee Williams the South stood for strong
cultural values whilst the North was greedy and sordid
Little reference to WW2 Williams was more affected by American Civil War…read more
Stanley is associated with the present.
New Orleans is associated with:
Mixed Involvement in WW2 led to
Economic boom, rise in immigrants
Open/frank and a mix in classes
Sexuality/relationships Privileged/plantation (past)
Immigrant in New Orleans…read more