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What is the nature of key “visceral” themes in the works of Tennessee Williams?

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Tennessee Williams' works can be defined as both Realistic and Naturalistic. Realists wished to show life as it was (defined through common characters, common settings, and an objective stand by the author). Naturalists were very much like realists, but they tended to include the power of nature as a "character" as well (personifying nature to show the challenge to mankind).

Given that visceral themes tend to be associated with emotions and feelings, rather than the intellect, Willliams' works were...

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