. . . is it wrong for my idol to be . . .

. . . Blanche DuBois as created by Mr. Tennessee Williams? I prefer – of course – the Vivien Leigh incarnation.

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Although I once saw Cate Blanchett and, also,  Patricia Clarkson. Oddly enough, the people with whom I saw those incarnations no longer are in my life. They are now – and were perhaps then – strangers. And not, I am afraid, particularly kind.

I get Blanche. Completely. And I sympathize.

 

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