Exam style essay questions, study guide type analysis of the context of the play and a series of scene-by-scene analysis activities on the A-level text.
To what extent would you describe A Streetcar Named Desire as a tragedy?
To what extent can Blanche DuBois be described as a victim in A Streetcar Named Desire?
Students find important quotations on the following themes throughout the play:
The final discussion prompts allow students to explore key themes in the context of Williams's life, e.g.
He believed that 'we are all savages at heart'. Which of the characters in Streetcar prove or disprove this?
We find, in this play, an implicit condemnation of homosexual behaviour. Was this his attempt to pacify those who disagreed with homosexuality or influenced by the fact that he was a homosexual but extremely uncomfortable with his sexuality?