A Streetcar Named Desire: critical quotes

Robert Brustein
‘The conflict between Blanche and Stanley allegories the strugge between effeminate culture and masculine libido
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J.M. McGlinn
“Stella ignores the needs of others, and eventually adopts her own illusion. Her refusual to accept Blanche’s story is a commitment to self-preservation, rather than love’
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Patricia Hern
Blance holds the Wildean belief that lying, the telling of unture things, is the proper aim of art
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J.M McGlinn
Stanley wishes to destory Blanches composure to make her recognise that she is the same as he is, a sexual animal
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Ruby Cohn
Stanley has trained his wife to catch meat, in every sense
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Ruby Cohn (2)
The hard consonants of Stanely contract with the open vowels of Blanche
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Bilijana Oklpocic
Williams portrays Blance as the last representative of the Old aritocatcy, tryiing to survive modern times by escaping to alcohol, madness and promisculity
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Ana Gazolla
Blanche’s fragmentation is a reflection of the crisis of values in the South
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Emma Kirby
Sanity is dependant of fitting in and adhering to the social roles and expectations of us
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J.M. McGlinn

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“Stella ignores the needs of others, and eventually adopts her own illusion. Her refusual to accept Blanche’s story is a commitment to self-preservation, rather than love’

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Patricia Hern

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J.M McGlinn

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Ruby Cohn

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