Documents
Resources
Learning Center
Upload
Plans & pricing Sign in
Sign Out

Streetcar coursework essay titles

VIEWS: 172 PAGES: 2

									Year 12 Literature coursework



1. Blanche Dubois is often referred to as a ‘tragic figure’.
How far does the writer’s presentation of this character
allow her to be seen in this way?

2. EliaKazan described A Streetcar Named Desire as a ‘poetic
tragedy’. How far do you consider the play to be a tragedy?

3. ‘Streetcar is a tragedy of an everyman pushed to extreme
lengths to protect his family’. To what extent do you
agree/disagree with this statement?

4. To what extent do the seemingly insignificant characters
in Streetcar enhance the tragic nature of the play?

5. ‘The tragic nature of Streetcar is projected through the
use of unconventional techniques that highlight a ‘broken
world’ stripped of humanity. To what extent do you
agree/disagree with the aforementioned?

6. Where is the tragedy in Streetcar and how is it presented?

7. Your own question.

8. ‘Streetcar is a modern tragedy because Blanche is
working against forces of change that cannot be defeated.
These forces are external rather than internal’.
To what extent do you agree/disagree with the
aforementioned?

9. ‘ Contrast is the main technique that the writer uses to
emphasize tragedy in Streetcar’. To what extent do you
agree/disagree with this statement?
10. ‘ Blanche, Mitch, Stanley and Stella are all tragic
victims’. In light of this statement, explore some possible
readings of the tragic nature of the play.

								
To top