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In the stage directions describing Blanche, Williams states

Her appearance is incongruous to this setting. "She is daintily dressed in a suit with a fluffy bodice, necklace and earrings of pearl, white gloves and hat, looking as if she were arriving at a summer tea or cocktail party in the garden district.

Incongruous is important in this description because it emphasizes that


Blanche does not fit into Elysian Fields.


Blanche does not know how to dress properly for travel.


Blanche knew exactly what to expect when she came to Elysian Fields.


Blanche was perfectly dressed to meet Stanley and Stella's friends.


Blanche was compatible to her surroundings.

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