“Both plays end with the depiction of reality’s victory over fantasy.” Compare to what extent you find this to be an accurate summary of A Streetcar Named Desire and Death of a Salesman.

Death of a Salesman ends with the protagonist Willy Loman’s funeral, whilst A Streetcar Named Desire’s protagonist, Blanche, is escorted to what the reader can only assume is some form of mental institution. This illustrates that both characters have met a negative end, suggesting that for them reality is indeed victorious over fantasy. However, thisContinue reading ““Both plays end with the depiction of reality’s victory over fantasy.” Compare to what extent you find this to be an accurate summary of A Streetcar Named Desire and Death of a Salesman.”