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The play A Streetcar Named Desire made playwright Tennessee Williams name and has deservedly since had over half a century of success This remarkable success can be credited to the intricate characters and their interactions with each otherSisters Stella and Blanche have had an enjoyable upbringing on the family plantation Belle Reve As the name suggests Stella and Blanches time at Belle Reve was near perfect Like all things perfect it had to come to an end While Stella did the logical thing and left the beautiful dream and married Stan Blanche hung on to it unable to move on and face reality Blanche comes to Stella in an unbalanced state of mind in need of her sisters aid The impression is given that this isnt the first time Stella has been there to help Blanche through a time of trouble As much as she needs her help and as much as she respects her Blanche strongly disapproves of her sisters new life Stella tolerates Blanches continual criticism of her husband home and friends very well From this and many other incidents throughout the play we see what a tolerant and adaptable person Stella isStan and Stellas relationship is far from ideal Stan is a violent man On occasions he hits Stella but comes after her to satisfy his sexual needs This is not to say that Stella is unhappy in her marriage to Stan She has adapted to the way of life in Elysian Fields where its accepted that women have arguments with their husbands and as a result are hit by them Eunice and Steve have a similar relationship it is normal Despite their violent relationship Stella relies on Stan as much as he does on her Stella really does need Stan and the security he provides especially with a baby on the way Even if she werent expecting a child Stella would have a lot of trouble leaving Stan She admits to
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