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The House of Bernarda Alba/ Streetcar named desire

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We studied Bernarda Alba as our WL lol, that is your final exam wow. Um it is pretty much an allegory to the rule of Franco in spain, and the socialistic revolution that took place. It depicts the tragi-comedy of what a clausterphobic and oppreseive society can do to the psyche of the human being. It is interesting that Lorca uses females as his central characters, as the political ideals were attributed with male cahracters. This simply universilizes the themes of oppresion and dominerance more clearly. There also is a predominent tension of the missing male characters, this makes the conflict arise and alleivate with the death of Adela.

There are various paradoxes: ergo white walls, the dark shrouds of the females.... windows to glimpse liberty but no actual attainment unless of courese the death of Adela is a metaphorical release

Images: the sea, the house etc. all used with irony

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