English Questions: The A Streetcar Named Desire
2.That her plantation in the South has been lost, and she has time off from work because of her nerves.
3.It means beautiful dream in French. It refers to Blanche and Stella's ancestral home in Laurel, Mississippi.
4.She loses her job as a teacher because of her bad reputation with men.
5.Their fathers, uncles, and brothers exchanged the land for their epic fornications.
6.We learn how Blanche's husband had committed suicide after being caught in a homosexual affair.
7.His reaction is he is more interested in the bill sale from Bele Reve.
8.He thinks that Blanche has cheated Stella out of her rightful share of estate, which means he has been cheated.
9.Blanche is horrified. The estate was lost on its mortgage, not sold as he suspected.
10.They go for their girl's night out.
11.Mitch is the one.
12.Mitch excuses himself again and goes into the other room, where he meets Blanche again.
13.It is clear that she avoids light in order to prevent him from seeing the reality of her fading beauty. In general, light also symbolizes the reality of Blanche's past. She is haunted by the ghosts of what she has lost which her first love, her purpose in life, her dignity, and the genteel society (real or imagined) of her ancestors.
14.An argument ensues over the radio, which Blanche wants on and Stanley wants off. Stanley, very drunk by this point, wins the argument by throwing the radio out the window.
15.She was sort of trilled by it.
16.She moves to New Orleans to escape the hardship and death of Belle Reve.
17.Blanche makes charming comments to Stanley that insult his lower-class situation. Stanley is unusually rude to Blanche. He reveals that he has acquired knowledge of Blanche's past and asks her if she knows a certain man named Shaw.
18.Blanche says “I bet you were born under Aries. Aries people are forceful and dynamic. They dote on noise! They love to bang things around! You must had lots of...