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  • Is A Doll House A Feminist Text
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    Difference in Response to The Doll House A Dolls House is a play written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879 depicting the marriage between Nora and Torvald Helmer. Nora and Torvald fell in love with the conceptions of each other, not their real selves, which in the end causes the marriage to fall apart when they are faced with reality. A Dolls House is set in nineteenth-century Europe. It is the story of Nora, a typical housewife and Torvald, her husband. They have three children and live in a beautiful ho...
  • Doll's House Nora
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    A Doll's House - Character Sketch of Nora A Doll's House Nora is a very full of life, down to earth character. It's hard to say exactly what she is. Is she an absent-minded, silly child, as she appears to be in the beginning? Is she a gullible woman needing protection from a harsh world, as Torvald perceives her. Or is she actually a very smart, good-intentioned woman as she appears to be at the end of the book. It seems to us that we draw the conclusion that Nora is a childish woman who loves t...
  • Kezia And The Kelveys
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    The Doll's House Essay A contributing factor to the story "The Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield is the characterization of Kezia as she travels in her innocence through the symbolic world of experience. Kezia is essential to the plot because she represents a taboo, offering opposition to common ways of thinking. Through the portrayal of Kezia, as she interacts as the symbolic eccentric, Mansfield emphasizes the powers and blind justification of conformity within a society. The story commence...
  • Bernarda And Torvald Control Pride Through Force
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    Pride and Consequences in A Doll's House and The House of Bernarda Alba The House of Bernarda Alba and A Doll's House, by Frederico Garcia Lorca and Henrik Ibsen respectively, are two similar plays written at different times. In 1964, Frederico's The House of Bernarda Alba debuted in Madrid Spain, thirty-one years after it's birth in 1933. It pioneered the style of surrealistic imagery, popular folklore and was written in prose. A Doll's House was published in 1879 and appeared on stage that yea...
  • Helmer's Lack Of Confidence In Nora's Decisions
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    A Doll's House The following essay will critically analyse a passage from the play "A Dolls House' by Henrik Ibsen. Between the pages 222 and 225 there seems to be shift in the plot, as Nora takes a different attitude towards her and Helmer's relationship. All of a sudden instead of trying to preserve it, she wishes to leave the house. It could be argued that her radical change in mind is not irrational or unprovoked. Before she starts getting changed to leave, Helmer had just finished forgiving...
  • Doll's House And On Tidy Endings
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    A Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings A Doll's House: Full of Tidy Endings It has been said that great works of drama have a universality about them, a timelessness all their own. Many important plays have similarities to one another regardless of the time in which they were written because of this fact. Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Harvey Fierstein's On Tidy Endings are certainly no exception to that rule. Although they were written over a hundred years ap...
  • Silva And Baby Doll
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    The Baby Doll BABY DOLL The play is about a woman named Baby Doll who is married to a man named Archie Meghan. The only reason they got married was because Baby Doll's father was on his deathbed, and he wanted to know that she would be taken care of. Archie was the only halfway decant man around, so they got married. Archie was not Baby Doll's first choice, but she married him to please her father. Since Baby Doll wasn? t ready to get married she said that they would have to wait until she was r...

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