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Mitch describes his own loss of a former love, and he tells Blanche that they need each other.
He questions her about her past and especially about her earlier marriage, which upsets Blanche to the point that she feels sick. She is visibly dismayed.
Stella sobs with her child in her arms, and Stanley comforts her with loving words and caresses. Blanche is overcome by sickness; she cannot return to Laurel, and Stanley knows it. Among said buddies is Mitch, who is single but lives with his elderly, sick mother. Blanche suggests that she and Stella contact a millionaire named Shep Huntleigh for help escaping from New Orleans; when Stella laughs at her, Blanche reveals that she is completely broke.
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She is visibly dismayed. She is shocked by the disreputable looks of the place. Afterwards he is comforted by guest star Roseanne Barr by her squeezing him between her breasts. When her sister comes, Blanche quite frankly criticizes the place. Blanche tells Stella that she has taken a leave of absence from her English-teaching position because of her nerves which is later revealed to be a lie. At first she denies everything, but eventually confesses that the stories are true. He staggers outside, sobbing, and yells up to her—Stellaaaa! Blanche becomes terrified to the point that she smashes a bottle on the table and threatens to smash Stanley in the face. Upstairs lives another couple, Eunice and Steve. When the doctor helps Blanche up, she goes willingly with him, saying: "Whoever you are — I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. Blanche is in the bath, and Stanley plays poker with his buddies in the front room. But the animosity between the two continues. Since then, Blanche has been haunted by his death made clear to the audience by the repeated use of the polka song that was playing when he committed suicide. Stella sobs with her child in her arms, and Stanley comforts her with loving words and caresses. Afterwards, he informs Blanche that Stella is going to have a baby.
She pleads for forgiveness, but an angry and humiliated Mitch refuses her the chance at an honorable relationship and attempts to sexually assault her instead. Blanche becomes terrified to the point that she smashes a bottle on the table and threatens to smash Stanley in the face.
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Blanche has been drinking rather heavily. Blanche stayed behind to care for their dying family while Stella left to make a new life for herself, and Blanche is clearly resentful by her sister's abandonment of the family. Blanche hands over all the documents pertaining to Belle Reve. In an episode of Malcolm in the Middle , Krelboynes act out scenes from the movie with puppet dolls. She asks him to marry her, and when he refuses, she kicks him out of the apartment. It seems that she lived such a wild life in Laurel that she was asked to leave the town. Blanche and Stella have a warm reunion, but Blanche has some bad news: Belle Reve, the family mansion, has been lost. Blanche has descended into a fantasy that an old suitor of hers is coming to provide financial support and take her away from New Orleans. He throws the radio out the window, hits Stella when she tries to stop him, and has to be held by the other men to be kept from doing more damage.
What further affects the relationship between the three is that Stella is in the early stage of pregnancy with her and Stanley's first child. It is later in mid-September.
Even more friction develops between the two while they are in the apartment together When the attendant arrives, she doesn't recognize him and tries to run away.
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Blanche is overcome by sickness; she cannot return to Laurel, and Stanley knows it. Blanche is unable to understand Stella and Stanley's powerful and destructive physical relationship. While a neighbor goes to find Stella, Blanche looks around the apartment for a drink. Mitch tells her she is not good enough, and Blanche screams fire so as to make Mitch leave. But in Stanley's quest to find out the truth about Belle Reve and Blanche's life in Auriol, the interrelationships between Stanley, Blanche, Stella and Mitch may be irrevocably affected, with any revelation about that life which may further destroy what's left of Blanche's already damaged mental state. Synopsis 1 Summaries Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. After Mitch has been absent for a while, speaking with Blanche in the bedroom, Stanley erupts, storms into the bedroom, and throws the radio out of the window. When Stella comes back, the sisters reunite and Blanche reveals some bad news: their family plantation, Belle Reve, has been lost; they are bankrupt. From now on, just assume Blanche is either having a drink or about to have a drink at all times. Blanche has hope in Mitch, and tells Stella that she wants to go away with him and not be anyone's problem. It seems certain that they will get married. As such, Blanche and Stanley have an antagonistic relationship from the start. When Blanche returns, she is exhausted and clearly has been uneasy for the entire night about the rumors Stanley mentioned earlier. She explains that she has come for a visit because her nerves are shattered from teaching.
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