A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
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A Streetcar Named Desire Marriage Quotes Page 4

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How we cite the quotes:
Citations follow this format: (Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
Quote #10

STELLA
Blanche, do you want him?
BLANCHE
I want to rest! I want to breathe quietly again! Yes – I want Mitch… very badly! Just think! If it happens! I can leave here and not be anyone’s problem… (5.85-7)

Look at Blanche’s reasons for wanting to marry – she needs security and safety. This is so different from the passion between Stella and Stanley.

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