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A Streetcar Named Desire

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Contrapuntally

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Why is the word contrapuntally important in the following stage directions?

Blanche is singing in the bathroom a saccharine popular ballad which is used contrapuntally with Stanley's speech

A

It means in unison, revealing how two characters view the truth.

B

It means done with contradiction, emphasizing the contrast between Stanley and Blanche.

C

It means similar, ironically setting the tone.

D

It means in harmony, highlighting the relaxation Blanche feels from her bath.

E

It means musically, demonstrating expressionism.