A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named Desire Society and Class Quotes
How we cite our 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.
Please don’t get up.
Nobody’s going to get up, so don’t be worried. (3.3.38-9)
Here, again, we see Blanche’s ideal of the Southern gentleman contrasting with the reality of the men here in New Orleans.
That one seems – superior to the others.
Yes, he is.
I thought he had a sort of sensitive look. (3.57-9)
Blanche is actually attracted to more sensitive qualities, whereas Stella is all about Stanley’s aggressive masculinity.