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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?


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


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


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


They show the long journey to salvation for Blanche.


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

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