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What are the most significant characteristics of Tennessee Williams' literary style?

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The nature of the question is really broad and subjective. This means that you are probably going to get several different takes on this.  I cannot help but feel that the most significant characteristic of Williams' thematic style is the emphasis of those who are marginalized.  Williams really gives voice to the "fringe" or the elements of social orders that are pushed to the side.  Certainly, this comes out from his own background in his experiences...

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