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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire


by Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire: Don't Depend on the Kindness of Strangers Quiz

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Q. What is the greatest tragedy from Blanche's past?

She broke a nail on her prom night and has never fully recovered
She accidentally hit a pedestrian with her car
She was never able to make it to the last level of Pac-Man
Her young husband committed suicide after Blanche discovered he was a homosexual
Q. What does Stanley give Blanche for her birthday?

A gift card
A one-way bus ticket back to Laurel
A bottle of whiskey
A scarf
Q. Why was Blanche fired from her teaching job?

For having an affair with a student
For disagreeing with the principal
For stealing from the supply closet
For being gay
Q. What happens between Stanley and Blanche when Stanley returns from the hospital?

They share a brief kiss
Stanley rapes Blanche
They have a long talk about Stanley's new baby
They decide to run away together
Q. Where does Blanche go at the end of the novel?

Back to Laurel
To a mental hospital
To live with Shep Huntleigh
To Vegas, baby