In A Street Car Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, Stanley Kowalski displays his brutality in many ways. This classic play is about Blanche Dubois's visit to Elysian Fields and her encounters with her sister's brutal and arrogant husband, Stanley Kowalski, and the reveling truth of why Blanche really came. Stanley Kowalski is a very shallow person, who always has to feel that no one is better than him. His brutish and unruly actions during the play leave the reader with a bad taste in their mouths. Stanley's brutality is shown in several places during the duration of A Street .
Car Named Desire; at the poker night when he gets so angry and throws the radio out the window, when he beats his wife, Stella, and his arrogant actions are most apparent when he rapes Blanche, while his wife is in labor at the hospital.
Stanley Kowalski's first exhibition of occurs at poker night. Blanche turns on the radio, but Stanley demands her to turn it off. Blanche refuses, so Stanley gets up and turns it off himself. When Stanley's friend, Mitch, drops out of the game to talk to Blanche, Stanley gets more upset when Blanche flicks on the radio. The music goes on and in a rage, Stanley, storms in the room, grabs the radio and throws it out the window. His friends immediately jump up, and drag him to the shower to try to sober him up. .
Not only does throwing the radio out the window represent an unruly conduct, but so does beating your wife. During his entire rage during poker night he is not sober which leads to another problem. When he threw the radio out the window, he then immediately charged right at his wife, Stella. During his drunken rage, he reached for her and hit her. Luckily, before he could get another blow off, his friends grabbed and pinned him to the floor. This action shows how Stanley has some anger management problems and should probably seek help.
The last indication that Stanley is an arrogant fool is when he rapes Blanche Dubois.