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Irony of Blanche's song

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Blanche sings a song called "Paper Moon" that goes:

"It's only a paper moon,
Just as phony as it can be.
But it wouldn't be make-believe
If you believed in me!"

What is ironic about Blanche singing this song?

A

She sings about the moon when Blanche actually enjoys the daylight .

B

She wishes she had a beautiful singing voice to look more high-class, but in reality she does not sing well.

C

The song is about the world being phony and make-believe, just as Blanche's world is.

D

It references the paper lantern that Blanche buys to cover the naked light bulb in Stella and Stanley's apartment.

E

The song is about romance and she is excited about her relationship with Mitch.