Butler use very different methods to establish the same principle: slavery is fundamentally wrong. These methods mirror the historical context in which both of these novels were written. Twain uses more covert methods to express his disgust at the hypocrisy, selfishness, and naivete because a publicly abolitionist book would have not garnered the widespread attention of neither publishers or readers. Butler, however, was able to capitalize on the more liberal morals of modern readers to openly preach her abolitionist and pro-equality.
Blanche DuBois arrives to visit her sister, Mrs. She is shocked by the disreputable looks of the place. While a neighbor goes to find Stella, Blanche looks around the apartment for a drink. When her sister comes, Blanche quite frankly criticizes the place. She explains that she has come for a visit because her nerves are shattered from teaching.
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Mitch later talks with Blanche. He tells her about the inscription on the cigarette case and how it was given to him a girl who was ill. Blanche tries to fish for complements from Mitch and Mitch ignores Stanley as he keeps shouting to him. Stanley goes into a rage because he is drunk and throws the radio out of the window.