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33 years ago today, Tennessee Williams, American Playwright and author passed away. From the list, choose which works are you familiar with (randomly chosen):

1. 33 years ago today, Tennessee Williams, American Playwright and author passed away. From the list, choose which works are you familiar with (randomly chosen):

Stairs to the roof
4%
75 votes
The Glass Menagerie
39%
750 votes
A street car named Desire
55%
1,068 votes
Cat on a hot tin roof
54%
1,046 votes
Orpheus Descending
7%
136 votes
The Malediction
3%
49 votes
Tent worms
1%
21 votes
N/A
32%
613 votes

2. What happened first for you?

I learned about Williams in school
29%
555 votes
I learned about Williams after I was out of school (play, movie, reading on your own, etc)
30%
590 votes
N/A
41%
798 votes

3. Which one of these lines are your favorite?

Time is the longest distance between two places (Glass Menagerie)
10%
192 votes
I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live? (Cat on a hot tin roof)
15%
285 votes
What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains (Streetcar)
8%
151 votes
A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages (Stairs to the roof)
3%
64 votes
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone (Camino Real)
3%
63 votes
I think that hate is a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding (Sweet bird of youth)
6%
118 votes
N/A
55%
1,070 votes

4. Which of the following tidbits regarding Williams do you know?

Died from choking on a bottle cap
4%
81 votes
Stanley Kowalski—the anti-hero of A Streetcar Named Desire—from a salesman he worked with
10%
197 votes
Williams objected to having The Glass Menagerie performed at the National Theatre in Wash. D.C. in 1947; the theater refused to admit African-Americans.
10%
200 votes
His daily menu consisted of 2 packs of cigarettes, a fifth of liquor, half a Dexamyl (a barbiturate), 1-1/2 Seconals,, 2 Miltowns (a tranquilizer) chased w/Scotch at bedtime
7%
132 votes
N/A
75%
1,464 votes
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