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Scene 1 -

First introduced to the main characters: Stanley, Stella and Blanche

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Scene 2 -

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Scene 3 -

Beginning of the scene = Poker night

End of the scene = Stanley hits Stella

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Scene 4 -

Beginning of scene = Conversation between Blanche and Stella on their conflicting views regarding the violence of the night before

End of scene = Stella sides with Stanley

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Themes in scene 4 -

Destructive nature of desire - Stella drugged by her desire for Stanley

Male dominance - Stella financially reliant on Stanley

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Scene 5 -

Beginning of the scene = Stanley begins to comfort Blanche about her past

End of the scene = Blanche kisses the young man on the paper round

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Scene 6 -

Beginning of the scene = Blanche and Mitch's date

End of the scene = Blanche tells Mitch about her past - Allan

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Scene 7 -

Bath scene - singing

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Scene 8 -

Beginning of the scene = Birthday party

End of the scene = Stella has the baby

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Scene 9 -

Blanche discusses her past with Mitch

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Scene 10 -

Rape scene

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Scene 11 -

Blanche is taken away to a mental institution