You won’t get better than this…

29 May 2009 “Streetcar Named Desire” – Study Guide Article by Rachel Kafka A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Tennessee Williams   Perceptions of reality are central to A Streetcar Named Desire. A number of characters in the play choose and shape their own realities. The play explores how people engage in fantasy in order to cope […]

The Age of Competing Realities

In trying to find some inspiration for you I came across the following blog entry. It is a fascinating piece of writing. I really like the structure of this piece and how clearly it deals with the two realities that face America at the moment. It doesn’t take much of a stretch to link these […]

Themes, symbols and motifs

Watch the following clips about the themes, motifs and symbols in Streetcar. Let me know (via the comment) what you thought of them. Did you learn anything useful/helpful/interesting/epiphany causing? What’s Streetcar got to do with me? The Plot An Intro The Characters Summary/Overview Theme 1 Theme 2 Motif 1 Motif 2 Symbols I hope that […]

You must respond to every post

I know you’re confused. I am desperately trying to find ways to simplify this for you. I think that if you read all the links and attachments I add, you will make the job of writing something so much easier. I’d love to think that you’re all eagerly awaiting each new post – but I fear […]

Here are some examples for you

Oftentimes the hardest part of writing is getting started. I do believe that if you simply write, and write anything, you’ll at least have some ideas on paper. These you can then shape, refine, redraft, rework, into what you need it to be. Read the opinion pieces below. Each are excellent examples of how a […]