- Created by: fleurgracex
- Created on: 26-04-18 11:55
DuBois family background
- old established 'plantation' family. members made their fortune from using slave labour to farm crops like cotton.
- These families foundered after the South's defeat in the Civil War brought about it's economic decline.
Blanche's attitude to class
- Disparaging about Stella's small home, expects her to have a maid.
- astonished she married someone so lacking in refinement or culture as Stanley ('well- if you'll forgive me-he's common!' p.46, s.4)
- Prejudice referring to him as 'polack'
- 'sub-human' 'ape-like' (s.4)
- Pepared to overlook Mitch's lack…