Essays Tagged: "Stella"

The Effects of Setting on Character In "The Masque of Red Death" and the "Shawl"

ath,' by Edgar Allan Poe, Prince Prospero was the main character. In 'The Shawl,' by Cynthia Ozick, Stella was a supporting character. Both were greatly affected by the settings and the details to des ... He was scared of dying. He figured if he isolated himself and his closest friends he would be safe. Stella on the other hand was a persecuted Jew in and on her way to a Nazi concentration camp. Death ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Analaysis of Tennessee Williams play, "A Streetcar Named Rosie

illiams play, "A Streetcar Named Rosie," a major theme is realityvs. illusion. The theme deals with Stella's reality and Blanche's illusions, where Stelladeals with her reality, Blanche creates illusi ... d Blanche's illusions, where Stelladeals with her reality, Blanche creates illusions to forget hers.Stella's reality belongs with Stanley, in their little apartment, with sex as theirstronghold. Altho ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A review of A street Car Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams

building on a street in New Orleans. The main character of this book is Blanche DuBois. Blanche is Stella's younger sister who has come to visit Stella and her husband Stanley in New Orleans. After t ...

(3 pages) 119 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Illusion and Reality in "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Williams) Is illusion necessary to life? Discusses the role of illusion in the play.

s her life in illusions. The story begins with Blanche going to New Orleans to stay with her sister Stella, and her husband Stanley for a while. Here, the illusions are revealed and the battle between ... This is so that nobody would think less of her. For example, when she first arrives and meets with Stella, she keeps saying that the quality of the apartment that Stella lives is not good enough for ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Compare and Contrast Stanley from "A Street Car Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams , and Lago from "Othello"by Shakespeare

evenge. Stanley hates Branche because she destroys the good relationship between him and his wife , Stella. He thinks that she has sold the Belle Reve which he thinks it's a part of partly him, but sh ... s Lago ' '. Actually, his plan is quite straight forward. He just find out the train and tell it to Stella and Mitch. Stanley is an impetuous person, it can be showed by the action that be 'thorus' th ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Outline of events in the play Street Car Named Desire by Tennesse Williams

his friend Mitch stop by the Kowalski apartment to drop off a slab of meat and let Stanley's wife, Stella, know that they are going to go bowling. Stella decides to join them, and as soon as the apar ... to go bowling. Stella decides to join them, and as soon as the apartment is vacant, Blanche DuBois, Stella's sister, arrives carrying a valise and looking quite lost. Eunice, one of the Kowalski's nei ...

(10 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Explore the methods Williams uses to create dramatic tension for an audience in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'.

The first instance of this occurs in the second scene. Blanche is bathing, whilst Stanley questions Stella about the loss of Belle Reve, referring to the so-called "Napoleonic code". As an audience, w ... ncreasing anger towards Blanche through his actions and words, "Open your eyes to this stuff!" When Stella cries, "Don't be such an idiot, Stanley", he becomes even more enraged, "[he hurls the furs t ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Streetcar Named Desire: Detailed description of the 4 main characters and their traits + depiction of women.

e. He was relentlessly brutal to Blanche during her stay at Elysian Fields and a violent husband to Stella. Stanley was also dominating towards all of his friends, including Mitch. Stanley knew their ... y knowing this small piece of information Stanley feels a little more in control of what belongs to Stella, not that she owns very much. When Stanley hears about the loss of Belle Reve he feels cheate ...

(9 pages) 121 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Streetcar Named Desire", Illusion vs. Reality.

ly for Blanche Du Bois. She will lie, or "elude" any chance she gets if it will make her look good. Stella uses the "illusion" of a happy marriage to make her life bearable. Some people such as Blanch ... usion. "I know I fib a good deal. After all, a woman's charm is fifty percent illusion."Blanche, 41.Stella also pulls a blanket over her eyes to shield her self from the harsh reality that her husband ...

(3 pages) 168 5 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A StreetCar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams.

fective. Take, for example, the poker night in scene three. This is the scene in which Stanley hits Stella, and the audience has to try to understand and comprehend the dynamics of their relationship. ... te as if going to a cocktail or tea party, totally out of place in the lower class that Stanley and Stella live in. She is described as uncertain and moth like, right away giving us the impression tha ...

(10 pages) 118 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Streetcar named Desire" by Tennesse Williams.

rted and introverted changes through the play, A Streetcar Named Desire.Blanche's relationship with Stella suffers a negative change by the end of the play. When Blanche and Stella first meet, William ... by the end of the play. When Blanche and Stella first meet, William's own stage direction says that Stella is 'calling out joyfully'. The stage direction also offers that they embrace during that firs ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

REVIEW OF "A Street Car Named Desire" By: Tennessee Williams

streetcar that is headed to New Orleans to meet her sister. When she arrives she meets her sister, Stella, and her husband, Stanley. They live in a two story apartment that is of very poor conditions ... anley. They live in a two story apartment that is of very poor conditions. The relationship between Stella and Stanley is full of drinking, abuse, lust and ignorance. Blanche makes up stories and lies ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Discuss how class conflict is represented in A Streetcar Named Desire. (A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams)

Desire in various ways through characters, symbols, ideas and language. Characters such as Blanche, Stella, Mitch and Stanley are used throughout the text to represent the upper and lower classes, as ... her manner. Stanley yells and hollers and uses unsophisticated language. ("[Bellowing]: Hey, there! Stella, Baby!" Scene One, Stanley) Stanley's speech is often dotted with exclamations and short, to ...

(5 pages) 152 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tennessee Williams - "A Streetcar Named Desire"

anche's character one must understand the reason why she moves to New Orleans and joins her sister, Stella, and brother-in-law, Stanley. By analyzing the symbolism in the first scene, one can understa ... aring the manner in which women in the story handle their social life with men. In the third scene, Stella, who is pregnant at the time, is beaten by her husband Stanley. She immediately runs upstairs ...

(8 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A streetcar named desire" by Tenessee Williams.

lanche's character, one mustunderstand the reason why she moves to New Orleans andjoins her sister, Stella, and brother-in-law, Stanley. Byanalyzing the symbolism in the first scene, one canunderstand ... r physicalsurroundings in her new home. We can see this after anincident occurs between her sister, Stella, and Stanley,Stella's husband. In the third scene, Stella, who ispregnant at the time, is bea ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Chemistry," by Tom Drury (English 1302) Literature:Short Story

Paper Six: Language Analysis"Chemistry," by Tom Drury, is about Keith Lyon and Stella Brand, both working at a secluded, upscale restaurant near Ventura, California called the Roa ... s everyone to help him locate Mr. Geer in the woods surrounding the local establishments, Keith and Stella volunteer to pair up and search together.Keith is a forty-four year old cook who has no other ... olitary and mellow man who is not easily discouraged by his failed attempts at romance, namely with Stella. He has gradually come to care for Stella, the resident piano player and singer at the restau ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Glass Menagerie/Streetcar Named Desire similarities

d on Tom to supply money for bills. In A Streetcar Named Desire, the women depend on the men again. Stella does not work and so she depends on Stanley to bring in money and for satisfaction. Blanche h ... house, abandoning his family just as his father had. Blanche is admitted to a mental institute and Stella takes their baby and runs to the upstairs neighbor, claiming to never go back. Alcohol was an ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What does Williams's depiction of Blanche and Stanley's lives say about desire?

ir lust with their wealth, and Blanche pays with her sanity.The interclass bond between Stanley and Stella, on the other hand, is animal and spiritual rather than intellectual or practical. Blanche ca ... values that are antagonistic to the other's chance at success in the modern world.Within the play, Stella's loyalty serves as a symbol of that societal success. Blanche attempts to convince Stella to ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Rear Window" Relationships Analysis of Relationships in Alfred Hitchcocks film, "Rear Window"

ng on his neighbors out of the rear window of his New York apartment. His only regular visitors are Stella, "a plain-talking insurance company nurse" (Rosenbaum) who gives Jeff her opinion whether he ... ughout the film he observes these people and bases his relationship with Lisa on these observations.Stella is first introduced barging into Jeff's apartment. She begins talking with Jeff about his leg ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"People living on the fringe, never really able to join the mainstream of society" Compare texts Street car named desire by Tenessee Williams and Of mice and men by John Steinbeck

ng in New Orleans, his speech is coarsely uneducated and his actions demonstrate repeated rudeness. Stella, Blanches sister and also Stanley's wife is a caring and compassionate towards others. She is ...

(3 pages) 96 2 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama