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Unformatted text preview: Discuss the phrase the Queen of Denial for Blanche. Leo Wang In the story A streetcar named Desire, Blanche considers as a fallen woman who lives in her imagination world that she creates for herself in order to escape her failure past. She pretends she is an innocent girl with high status in order to make herself appear attractive to new male suitors. However in reality, she is just an aging Southern belle who lives in a state of perpetual panic about her fading beauty. In this essay, I will discuss that how the phrase the Queen of Denial as it relates to Blanche in order to show her attempting of trying to live in her imagination world and escape her unpleasant past. As in scene one of play, when Blanche comes to New Orland to see her younger sister Stella, she explains to her sister that her nerves have forced her to take a leave of absence from her job as a schoolteacher during the middle of the term. She also denies that she is a alcoholic, she just has some to comfort her nerve, she even says to Stanley she rare drinks. But these are not true, trough the play we can see Blanche has Stanley she rare drinks....
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ADMS ADMS 3330 taught by Professor Adms3330 during the Winter '10 term at York University.
- Winter '10
- A Streetcar Named Desire, Mitch, Young man