williams uses escapism to explore the tension between fantasy and madness. the tragic results of escapism are self deconstrution to potential madness. creates and relies on false truths, depression, becoming your own victim. escapism is either dependent on men or total fantasy. Blanche Dubois is gthe older sister of stella kowalski and an ex highschool teacher. she lost her husband allen grey after having an affair with another man and committing suicide after. she had lost her house in belle reve and therefore escapes belle reve to seek a better living confindment but finds herslef as a tennat at her youngers sisters house in an ran down town called elysian fields. blanche escapes into drunkensess and fantasies of her own fabrication. she uses alcohol as a coping mechanism to overcome stress as well as to filter and distort the truth.