Both manifest a great deal of culture and sensitivity, and because of this, both seem out of place in Elysian Fields He is very content with his small house and property and does not wish for anything more.
She searches for values, reflecting education in her manner of speaking.
The play not only portrays this theme in its characters and setting, but through the literary devices of Foil, Imagery, and Intertextuality. She regrets telling Alan that he disgusted her and she defends her picture of him in an act of defiance against Stanley.
Stanley has moments of brutality and can lash out, but he also has moments of tenderness and continuously tries to be a good husband and friend by pursuing truth.
However, the color white that she has draped herself in makes her seem frail and timid.
The colours that Stanley and Blanche wear could be showing characteristics of their personalities. Speaking of Mitch, Stella asks her, "Blanche, do you want him? Blanche often seeks out the light because of what she lost, even though it hurts her.
She needs someone not to fulfill her basic physical desires but to protect her or she feels the need of giving herself to someone.