The Question and Answer section for A Streetcar Named Desire is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In Scene Three's poker game, Stanley is losing.
"When I'm losing you want to eat! Ante up! Openers? Openers! Get y'r ass off the table, Mitch. Nothing belongs on a poker table but cards, chips and whiskey."
In Scene Eleven,...
I have been asked by my professor to do a research and ask people that what if you guys were in blanche's shoes and your brother in law knows your dirty secrets and has given you an all expenses paid bus ticket back to a town which you cannot return?
This is difficult to put in any reasonable context that I can relate to. If I were Stella, I'd feel pretty used and abandoned. Today we would hope a woman would have certain rights, even if she was being blackmailed. At the very least she...
Blanche blurts out how awful the apartment is but then tries to hide her insult beneath laughter. She asks how Stella how she (Stella) can live in such a run down place.