A Streetcar Named Desire

What does Stanley mean when he asks Blanche, "Shall we bury the hatchet and make it a loving-cup" (125)? Why does Blanche say no?

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Stanley means that they should put their differences aside and be friends. At this point there are no allusions to what will happen between them sexually.

Blanche has an aversion to anything Stanley suggests. She finds him coarse, not a gentleman.