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used in A Streetcar Named Desire

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a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district


a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • So Mr Graves — Mr Graves is the high school superintendent — he suggested I take a leave of absence.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 (73% in)
  • ] Stella: This is making me — sick Stanley: The boy's dad learned about it and got in touch with the high school superintendent.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 (50% in)
  • I think it was panic, just panic, that drove me from one to another, hunting for some protection — here and there, in the most — unlikely places — even, at last, in a seventeen-year'-old boy but — somebody wrote the superintendent about it — 'This woman is morally unfit for her position [She throws back her head with convulsive, sobbing laughter.
    3.9 — Act 3 Scene 9 (68% in)

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