how would you describe Stanley & stella's relationship? Stanley and Stella seem to be the example of a typical abusive partnership. your perspectives on their relationship would be extremely welcome.

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Stanley's crude, brutish behavior is part of the "colored lights" of their relationship.  His aggressive masculinity is something to which she is attracted; in a way, she finds his brutishness somewhat stimulating, actually.

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I do not think it is a typical abusive relationship (if there is a typical one). Many abused women are timidly submissive even when they are not with their husbands. Stella is much stronger than than that, even though she is clearly subjugated by him.
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