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  • Dr Stockmann
    684 words
    An Enemy of the People An Enemy of the People, written by Henrik Ibsen was a play written to show his disgust for the in felt during a hostile reception given to him by the Norwegian public and critics to his earlier play, Ghosts. An Enemy of the Peoples a story about a doctor that discovered that the town he lives in, has become a cesspool. After discovering the town's beloved bath, which is supposedly helps people get better and is the main reason the town has visitors from across the county c...
  • Enemy Of The People Dr Thomas Stockmann
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    An Enemy of the People Dr. Thomas Stockmann was a determined and caring man who was passionate when it came to his beliefs. However, Stockmann was also an idealist who was rather naive when it came to reality. As the Medical Advisor of the baths, he wanted to expose the truth of the hazards that the baths presented before any more people became ill. He fought with the fervor of a true patriot, but was accused of trying to sabotage the hometown that he was fighting for and was condemned as a trai...
  • Hovstad After Dr Stockmann
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    An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen is a theatrical drama which portrays important characteristics such as honesty, integrity, and courage. All of which could be seen as hazardous to European politics at the time. Dr. Thomas Stockmann is a common man who attempts to create a revolution in his town. With the help of his naturally defiant personality the doctor makes a discovery that he hopes will better the town. This discovery was meant to lead a change in the physical structure of the water ...
  • Wild Duck The Play
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    In the plays Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, and Wild ducks by Henrik Ibsen there are many similar themes, which become evident to the reader. A theme which is consistant though out these plays is the opposing values of the Ideal and the Real which come up in the plays. An Enemy of the People is a story about a doctor that discovered that the town he lives in, has become a cesspool. After discovering the town's beloved bath, which is supposedly helps people get better and is the main reason the ...
  • Stockmann's Pursuit Of The Truth
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    The most powerful man in the world is the one that stands alone Throughout Western literature, one dominate theme besides the epic tale of good versus evil exists. This theme reaches beyond tragedies, mysteries, and dramas because it is the underlining theme in integral literary works that have shaped our society from the beginnings of civilization. The most powerful man in the world is the one that stands alone. To have the conviction to stand alone on an issue takes courage, fervor, and passio...
  • Truth And Katherine's Motivation
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    The play An Enemy of the People focuses on the truth and how different characters reveal their feelings about it. Each character is motivated by different things so act in a certain way. Therefore they end up in conflicts due to their opposing views about the truth of the Baths. For example, the Mayor acts the way he does because he's motivated by money. Doctor Stockmann tries to expose the truth because of his concern of the public's health and because he believes he's doing the right thing. Ka...

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