A Streetcar Named Desire: Psychoanalytic Insight into Blanche

Fascinating lesson applying Freudian Theories to A Streetcar Named Desire’s Blanche.

The lesson serves as a great introduction in to Freud’s Theories on Id, Ego and Super Ego.

Students will leave this lesson with a solid knowledge of Freud’s Theories and how to view Blanche through that critical lens (great for AO5)

Lesson contains:
Paired discussion
Group Presentations
Breakdown of Id, Ego and Super Ego
Critical Essay for research

Can be picked up and taught immediately, no prep needed!

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Created: Mar 6, 2019

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