A Streetcar Named Desire

Why did Blanche lose her teaching job?

A street car named desire

Scenes 7,8

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Blanche lost her job after becoming involved with one of her students.... a seventeen year old boy.

STANLEY: She's not going back to teach school! In fact I am willing to bet you that she never had no idea of returning to Laurel! She didn't resign temporarily from the high school because of her nerves! No, siree, Bob! She didn't. They locked her out of that high school before the spring term ended-and I hate to tell you the reason that step was taken! A seventeen-year-old boy--she'd gotten mixed up with!


A Streetcar Named Desire