To what extent are Stanley Kowalski and Blanche DuBois caricatures of masculinity and femininity? Could the performers play against caricature by revealing a more feminine side of Stanley and a more masculine quality I Blanche, or would that be a misreading of the play? Write an essay in which you discuss the play’s depiction of gender roles.
Gender roles and sexuality are central to the drama of A Streetcar Named Desire. Stanley and Blanche conform to the expect...