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What does Blanche mean when she states, "I am resolved my husband shall not be a rival, but a foil to me"?
She expects her husband to support her ambitions instead of keeping her at home.
She wants a husband who allows others to appreciate her accomplishments without being jealous.
She needs a husband with a personality opposite of her own to help balance her disposition.
She is making a joke about needing to balance her poverty with her husband's wealth.
Her husband needs to be fixated on her beauty rather than his own.