A Streetcar Named Desire

Music as Emphasis

How was music used in the play to emphasize Blanche is dark past and hidden fears

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The music is used to signal Blanche's memories, particularly, her husband's suicide. When the music plays, we are quickly able to correlate her past, her delusions, as well as her complete lack of reality.


A Streetcar Named Desire