scene 1- shannen
1 what does Williams’s depiction of Blanche and Stanley’s lives say about desire?
2) "They told me to take a street-car named Desire, and transfer to one called Cemeteries, and ride six blocks and get off at—Elysian Fields!" lets look at the metephors, as well Blanche's expectations....
3 ) Streetcar Named Desire can be described as an elegy, or poetic expression of mourning, for an Old South that died in the first part of the twentieth century. how can this be proven?
4) Compare and contrast Blanche and Stella. What could their relationship be symbolic of, in context to feminism?
5) How does Blanche’s attitude and determination relate to her decline and fall?
how can this be connected back to feminism and the Motif of Light and all it symbolizes?


scene 2-shannen
1) Compare and contrast Mitch to the other men in the play. Why would Williams put such significance on him-what could he symbolize?
2)how does Williams use sound, light and descriptions as dramatic devices?
3) lets talk about alcohols role in the play by this point in the story...
4) "There are thousands of papers, stretching back over hundreds of years, affecting Belle Reve as, piece by piece, our improvident grandfathers and father and uncles and brothers exchanged the land for their epic fornications—to put it plainly! . . . The four-letter word deprived us of our plantation, till finally all that was left—and Stella can verify that!—was the house itself and about twenty acres of ground, including a graveyard, to which now all but Stella and I have retreated." How can this prove or show the morality of Blanche? can this be connected back to femminism?


Scene 3-shannen
1)what do Baths mean for Blanche, are they a metephore for something?
2) can these baths mean anything in the way of Feminism?
3) what does Williams Depiction of Stanley's relationship with Blanche say of the characters, and the role ones past plays in their future?
What does their conflect mean to the story theme wise, being a gender showdown?
4) can Stanley’s greed reveal his misogyny? how?
-how can this develop a theme for the play?



Scene 4-shannen
1) how is the theme 'Fantasy’s Inability to Overcome Reality' developed and exemplified in this scene?
2) would Stella really run away? what of her character is challenged and influenced by her relationship with her sister?
-at this point in the story, what is her relationship with Stanly like?
3) fear and shame is established through Blanche's character, what does this mean for feminism in this story?
4) How does Blanche’s fascination with teenage boys relate to her decline and fall? What Message is given by Williams here, is there a warning?
5)“ But there are things that happen between a man and a woman in the dark – that sort of make everything else seem – unimportant.” lets discuss the meaning behind this... how can the key realtionships develop feminism in the story?

Scene 5- Lauren
1) How does alchohol play a healer in this play?
2) Why do the majority of the women play such a heavy role as alchoholics?
3) How does Blanche push Stanley? Does his "inferiority" make her feel better about her own issues?
4) Infedility is a strong theme in this play. What does this say about the psychological role in this time period?

Scene 6-
1) Blanche is always pretending to live a life seperate from her own. Why?
2) What "shadows" could Blanche carry from her crumbled life in the past?
3) Why do you think Kawolski's date was a bust?

Scene 7-
1)What is the signigicance of Blanch singing "It's only a paper Moon"?
2)How does Stanley project his insecurities on Stella?