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Naming Desire

Whoever I am,
I have always depended
on the kindness of words—
such strange company
these solitary verses.
John Biscello


Inspired by the character Blanche Dubois from the play A Streetcar Named Desire (as well as the stress of trying to finish this project on time for Language Arts class), this digital piece is meant to portray the symbolism behind this character’s particular actions and personality.

I want magic! Maxine Peake certainly gave us plenty in Streetcar Named Desire (at the Royal Exchange until Saturday 15 October 2016)

Sarah Frankcom took over as director at the Royal Exchange in 2014. Her collaboration with Maxine Peake as Hamlet is probably most well-known. Peake’s Masque of Anarchy performance for the anniversary of Waterloo, and in The Skriker last summer, are also both memorable for me, not least out of admiration for Maxine Peake’s powerfully moving performance in a chapel full of candles which had me fainting away with the heat and bustle of watchers. 971 more words

Theatre Reviews

Η Μπριζόλα. Της Νατάσσας.

Μοναδικέ μου αναγνώστη, καλησπέρα. Είμεθα καλά, το ίδιο επιθυμούμε και δι’ υμάς. Σήμερα, δηλαδή για την ακρίβεια, πολλές ημέρες πριν από το σήμερα, η Νατάσσα έστειλε συνταγή για το φRikoCooking. 16 more words


Blanche DuBois

Socionics: EIE-Fe
Enneagram: 2w3
Instinctual Stacking: Sx/So


• Overly concerned with appearing sexually attractive and beautiful, very concerned with her image. Yearning for love in an SX instinct sense – all her self-worth depends on how desirable she is being seen as. 172 more words

*Fictional Characters

Strong Female Characters: Blanche DuBois

For those of you that don’t know, Blanche DuBois is one of the main characters in Tennessee Williams’s 1947 play, A Streetcar Named Desire. Set in post-war New Orleans, the play begins when Blanche, an ageing southern belle, goes to stay with her impoverished sister and her husband – and it pretty much all goes downhill from there. 2,203 more words

Strong Female Characters

“Deliberate cruelty is unforgivable.”  Blanche Dubois

A Word's Worth