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Junior English MidtermLiterature EssayA Street Car Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsQ Discuss the theme of reality vs illusion as it applies to this playIn Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Rosie a major theme is realityvs illusion The theme deals with Stellas reality and Blanches illusions where Stelladeals with her reality Blanche creates illusions to forget hersStellas reality belongs with Stanley in their little apartment with sex as theirstronghold Although Stella was brought up through different surroundings shes happywith her life with Stanley Shes not ashamed to admit that she and Stanley came fromtwo very different worlds She realizes that he is crude and violent at times but she dealswith it and moves on An example that she accepts her life with Stanley is when hebecame violent with her that poker night Yet she still chose to stay worth himeventhough Blanche gave her the choice of leaving with herOn the other hand Blanche deals with her realities by creating illusions Shecreated the illusions of her life in Laurel as being a successful will respected woman whenshe was really a tramp Her illusions are so intense that its to the point that it affects reallife An example is her decorations to Stellas apartment which creates a dim surroundingto help hide her true appearance Unlike Stella Blanche is afraid of her reality She isafraid of getting old which is which she puts covers on the lamps to dim the lights Shesafraid of being alone which was why she tried so hard to keep Mitch from finding outabout her pastIn conclusion although Stella and Blanche were brought up in the sameenvironment they matured differently Stella deals with her reality and doesnt try tocover it up with lies unlike Blanche who creates illusions to cover up her problems andfears Junior English MidtermLiterature EssayA Street Car Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsQ Discuss the theme of reality vs illusion as it applies to this playIn Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar
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