lanche’s tries to use her sex appeal to

lanche’s fear of death truly shows that she is afraid of
aging losing her natural beauty. An example of this would be how she refuses to
tell anyone her actual age. Another example would be how she does not like to
appear in harsh bright lighting that will reveal her older looks. Blanche tries
to use her sex appeal to gain influence over men. It’s essentially the only
tool she has at her disposal. Stanley’s ease and comfort contrast sharply with
Blanche’s rigid sense of sexual propriety and the hidden shame she harbors.