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A Streetcar Named Desire Character Map

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Mind Map on A Streetcar Named Desire Character Map, created by kgaskin on 10/21/2015.
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Mind Map by kgaskin, updated more than 1 year ago
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A Streetcar Named Desire Character Map
  1. Blanche DuBois
    1. Stella's older sister (approx. 30 years old)
      1. Was a high school English teacher until forced to leave Mississippi
        1. fragile and loquacious
          1. creates an illusion of being strong and indignified
            1. instability grows along with her misfortune throughout the play
              1. raped by Stanley at the end of the play
              2. Stella Kowalski
                1. married to Stanley
                  1. violent yet renewing relationship
                  2. Blanche's younger sister (approx. 25 years old)
                    1. aristocratic heritage
                      1. Stanley Kowalski
                        1. Stella's husband (approx. 30 years old)
                          1. epitome of vital force
                            1. loyal to friends, passionate to wife, cruel to Blanche
                              1. Polish
                                1. represents the stereotypical heterogenous men in American
                                2. fought in World War II
                                  1. works as an auto-parts salesman
                                  2. violent and aggressive
                                    1. rapes Blanche (sister-in-law)
                                      1. beats/abuses Stella
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