Streetcar Essay Examples

The role of music and other sound

Often when in convocation with another person a generally meaningless comment can have a profound ability to offend someone more than a deliberately vulgar outburst; this is due to the tone in which the person delivers his remake. Tone as described in the “Oxford Dictionary” is ‘the sound of a person’s voice, expressing a feeling… View Article

A Streetcar Named Desire

The setting for, A Streetcar Named Desire is the home of Stanley and Stella in down-town New Orleans. Their house is portrayed as simple and small, ‘weathered grey, with rickety outside stairs’. The surrounding area is alive with both white and black, American and non-American, situated next to the ‘brown river’ and in close proximity… View Article

Use of language – A Streetcar named Desire

In some areas of ‘A Streetcar named Desire’ the use of language and the comparison between different characters’ use of language is important to the plot and the audience can then distinguish between the character’s statuses and roles. The way in which the characters act can sometimes cover up what they are actually feeling but… View Article

Etchings of Henri Matisse and Giovanni Tiepolo

Etching is a process where an artist uses an etching needle to draw on wax which is then placed on a metal plate. Once the wax is removed the plate is placed into an acid bath. The area where the lines were are leave the metal exposed and the time the plate is submerged in… View Article

Disconcerting Behaviour in The Wasp Factory and A Streetcar Named Desire

‘Compare the ways writers’ present disconcerting behaviour in both texts so far.’ The following will elucidate how disturbing behaviour is conveyed in the novel The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks and the play, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. In A Streetcar Named Desire, the theme of violence is very frequent in the character… View Article