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lesson 1
1 hour

Introduction to Relationships and Setting


In this first lesson of the unit and module, students begin their analysis of Tennessee Williams’s play A Streetcar Named Desire. This lesson serves as an introduction to the module in which students explore how various authors develop the interrelated central ideas of identity, nostalgia, home, and power. In this lesson, students read Scene One of A Streetcar Named Desire as a whole class before analyzing the relationship between setting and character.


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