| Quote #1
Stanley carries his bowling jacket and a red-stained package from a butcher’s. (Scene One, Stage Directions)
Look at how Williams uses props to emphasize Stanley’s "primitive" masculinity.
| Quote #2
Blanche may be deluded, but she’s not dumb. She understands that Stanley prides himself on his masculinity, so this is the angle she works when trying to get into his good graces.
| Quote #3
Stanley’s masculinity is often expressed through loud noises, whether it be "bellowing" or "booming" or smashing things around. This takes a toll on the delicate Blanche.