A Streetcar Named Desire

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Symbolism of Blanche's journey

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"They told me to take a street-car named Desire, and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at - Elysian Fields!"

How do these, Blanche's opening lines in the play, reveal her journey to be symbolic?

A

They trace the events of Blanche and Stella's childhood.

B

Blanche's words reveal her fragilty and uncertainty in life.

C

Blanche's arrival was happy and joyfully expected by Stella and Stanley.

D

They show the long journey to salvation for Blanche.

E

Blanche's journey on New Orleans streetcars represents the journey of her own life.