Character Analysis: Stanley Kowalski
In Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire," readers are introduced to a character named Stanley Kowalski. Though he seems to be loyal to his friends and caring towards his wife, he is actually the opposite. As the play unfolds, Williams uses three methods so that readers can understand who Stanley Kowalski really is: first, what Williams himself tells you about Stanley; second, what the Stanley says or does; and third,
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never get along; they are two opposing forces.
With these three points of view from which one can derive information about characters, one can achieve a better understanding of Stanley. Although he appears good at first, he truly is the villain of the play. His violence, rudeness, and vulgarness all break the idea of a kind host. Somehow everyone is blind to this except Blanche; maybe it take a crooked mind to see things straight.