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  • Society For Its Performance Of Gender Expectations
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    How Is Gender Represented In 'A Doll's House' And 'The Importance Of Being Earnest'? A Doll's House and The Importance of Being Earnest were both written in the late nineteenth century at a period in time when gender roles in society were not only significant to the structure of society but were restrictive and oppressive to individuals. This was particularly true in the case of women who were seen as the upholders of morals in polite society and were expected to behave accordingly. A Doll's Hou...
  • Nora's First Change From Society
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    Changes In "A Doll's House " Written by Henrik Ibsen Doll's House's central theme is change from society. This is demonstrated by several of its characters breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting on their own terms. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora. During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took care of their children, and made...
  • Nora's First Break From Society
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    Main Theme I decided to write about one of the themes of A Doll's House's. I thought the main theme was a classic case of women's suffrage. How Nora parted from society. Breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting the way they want is showed by several of the characters. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora. The time period in which the play takes place, women were not to be asserting themselves. Women were supposed to support their husbands, take care of thei...
  • Expectations Of The Callaghan Family On Lucy
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    Negative Expectations and the film While You Were Sleeping Everyday people feel the effects of others and society imposed ways to act or perform in daily actives. These imposed way are called expectations. Expectations can help people live up to there potential, act politely, finish projects, spend more time with family, and many other things that yield a positive outcome. Unfortunately, expectations are not always positive. Often these imposed expectations lead individuals into unhealthy stereo...
  • Nora's First Secession From Society
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    The Doll House During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took care of their children, and made sure everything was perfect around the house. Work, politics, and decisions were left to the males. Nora's first secession from society was when she broke the law and decided to borrow money to pay for her husbands treatment. By doing this, she not only broke the law but she st...
  • Marge Piercy
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    In today's society, many people have established an idea of how women should look. Certain characteristics such as how big their breasts are, how small their waist is, and how broad their hips should be are all physical aspects by which people judge women. The actions of men are also expected to be a certain way. How strong they are, how tough their attitudes are, and how confident they are are all descriptions that we associate with men. The author Marge Piercy recognizes these set standards th...

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