A streetcar named desire is a heartbreaking story about blanche DuBois. Blanche is a woman in her 30s. She was a highclass lady who's class is now fading and so is her beauty. She tries to hide from artificial light as much as she can. You see light in the stage direction. You also see music in the stage direction. Music is very important because it describes the mood. Light and music in Streetcar named
assembles it to be more dramatic while adding depth to the characters. You see in the very beginning of the play how the stage direction says she must avoid Light. "Her delicate beauty must avoid a strong Light"(Tennessee William 5). She must avoid the light because it shows her real age. She tells everyone she is in her late 20s. She really is in her 30s. She is always seem trying to stay high class. So because of that she tried her hardest to avoid artificial light.
Light also shows a very mysterious and dark side about her. In scene 3 there are men playing poker, and Blanche goes up near the window and starts removing her clothes in a streak of light. "she takes off the blouse and stands in her pink silk brasserie and white skirt in the light through the portieres"( Tennessee Williams). There is nothing normal about what she is doing. It is mysterious because she is a high class person. Later in the play you also learn that see would sleep with men for money. Music plays
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