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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 True or False

1. What is the greatest tragedy from Blanche's past? -> Her young husband committed suicide after Blanche discovered he was a homosexual
2. What does Stanley give Blanche for her birthday? -> A one-way bus ticket back to Laurel
3. Why was Blanche fired from her teaching job? -> For having an affair with a student
4. What happens between Stanley and Blanche when Stanley returns from the hospital? -> Stanley rapes Blanche
5. Where does Blanche go at the end of the novel? -> To a mental hospital