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ASTROLOGICAL IMAGERY AND THE "ETERNAL TRIANGLE" IN THREE PLAYS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

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Date Issued:
1973
Summary:
This thesis examines the major dramatic characters, in three plays by Tennessee Williams, as representative of the astrological signs of the "earth'' triplicity. With a basic understanding of astrological properties, the characters in A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rose Tattoo, and The Kingdom of Earth can be categorized in triangular relationships symbolized by the astral triplicity. Astrology is explicit in Streetcar and, by inference and association, implicit in the other plays. The astrological grouping explicates the characters' motivations and illuminates the plays' resolutions.
Title: ASTROLOGICAL IMAGERY AND THE "ETERNAL TRIANGLE" IN THREE PLAYS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS.
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Name(s): FOX, LEO ANTHONY.
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Collins, Robert A., Thesis advisor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1973
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 57 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: This thesis examines the major dramatic characters, in three plays by Tennessee Williams, as representative of the astrological signs of the "earth'' triplicity. With a basic understanding of astrological properties, the characters in A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rose Tattoo, and The Kingdom of Earth can be categorized in triangular relationships symbolized by the astral triplicity. Astrology is explicit in Streetcar and, by inference and association, implicit in the other plays. The astrological grouping explicates the characters' motivations and illuminates the plays' resolutions.
Identifier: 13608 (digitool), FADT13608 (IID), fau:10449 (fedora)
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 1973.
Subject(s): Williams, Tennessee,--1911---Knowledge--Occult sciences.
Astrology in literature.
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