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Uses of Colors and lighting in Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire Colors and lighting in A Streetcar Named Desire have many uses and symbolize the tension between the two main protagonists in the text Blanche and Stanley These two characters in text are constantly trying to win the attention of Stella by vigorous arguments and confrontations Throughout the text Blanche is represented by light or subdued colors These light colors are meant to portray her innocence and her ignorance of her own thoughts and the real world around her Stanley is represented by more vivid and almost obnoxious colors This is meant to represent his prejudiced harsh and jealous nature The color schemes between the two characters clash just as their personalities do in text Inward emotions are also presented to us by certain sounds and music presented to us throughout the text A wide spectrum of light colors and sound give us the character structure of each of the characters and there conflicts The blue piano pays a key role to the tension represented by the characters in the story The blue piano reflects the overall attitude of the story and the key points in plot by the music it plays and the volume level it puts out It is stated in the beginning of the drama This Blue Piano expresses the spirit of the life which goes on hereScene 1 New Orleans is the setting to the drama but the spirit of life which is being referred to is the spirit between the characters in the drama The blue piano grows louder in the drama when the characters spirits grow When Stella finds out that Blanche has lost Belle Reve her old childhood home the blue piano gets louder Belle Reve is described as a great place with white columnsScene 1When Blanche finds out from Stanley that Stella is pregnant the blue piano also grows louder The blue piano goes into a
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