The Question and Answer section for A Streetcar Named Desire is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This really is about your opinion rather than mine. I think Blache is a more anguished character than Stanley.
Blanche is the complicated protagonist. She has seen her youth fade away and is desperate to compensate for it. She does this by having unhealthy relationships with men, drinking, and self-denial.
This theme is all through this play. By the end of the book, Stella is torn between believing that Stanley raped her sister or believe that Blanche is lying. This is a great example of the conflicts and pain that can come from love. In my copy,...