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Anger oh yes! And envy, yes! But not hate. I think hate is a thing, a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding said TennesseeWilliams of his work. Do you find any hate in the street car named desire?

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Anger oh yes! And envy, yes! But not hate. I think hate is a thing, a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding said Tennessee Williams of his work. Do you find any hate in the street car named desire? The street car named desire is a play based upon anger rather then hatred. The anger starts off with Stanly when he see's the unexpected arrival of his sister-in-law Blanche. From that point on his mind is filled with curiosity & he begins to get extremely suspicious of the sudden arrival. Stanly is a loud mouthed, opinionated, sexist, aggressive and animalistic- all overriding characteristics of Stanly Kowalski the man who in no small part is responsible for the dramatic collapse of Blanche. Due to anger of her behavior and fake mask that she is wearing he does not agree in the dream world that she lives in constantly. On first impression there is very little reason for the audience to feel sympathetic towards Stanley, but in my opinion it is unfair to hate Stanley for actions and characteristics that he has little or no control over. ...read more.


Stanley is honest to the point of brutality, and he does not care about offending others, -- he even brags to Mitch about raping Blanche. He despises Blanche because she is the opposite of his honesty; she thrives on illusion and pretense. His anger and hatred of Blanche is so great that he rapes her, causing her final mental breakdown. Blanche and Stanley both attempt to influence her, and they succeed, to a degree. Stella said "Mr. Kowalski is too busy making a pig of himself to think of anything else!" This statement shows a direct influence from Blanche on Stella, as Stella never would have said that if she was alone. However, Stanley pulls his weight as well. He reminds her of all the wonderful times and nights they had together before Blanche came. He also succeeds in convincing her that his side of the rape story is the true one, which is the true goal of the power of influence within the book. Stella is the only place where a connection between Blanche and Stanley could occur. ...read more.


He refuses to believe Stanley when he first says that Blanche has been lying to him, and he is deeply hurt when he finds out that Stanley has been right. This pain is compounded because he had never suspected her dishonesty before. The fact that his mother wants to see him married before she dies makes breaking up with Blanche even harder for him. In the final scene, he breaks down after seeing Blanche, and realizes that he has lost her because he did not appreciate her great sensitivity. So above we see the relationship between the characters. We can honestly really see Stanley's anger towards Blanche Although Blanche tries to convince Stella to leave Stanly her anger towards Stanly is not as strong as his anger towards her. However stressing the anger between both I must say that the anger does turn in to hatred for Stanly that's what leads him to the rape or is it just male power? And to send her away to the mental hospital. In a way Stanly succeeds in his plan. The essence of this play is Stanly behavior which leads the play to end in tragedy. Stella and Mitch are far away from the world of hatred and poor Blanche is just the victim of her own deeds. ...read more.

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