A Doll 's House By Henrik Ibsen

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A Doll’s House The timeless writing A Doll’s House, by Henrik Ibsen is a controversial Realist Drama that provides a raw insight on how the equality of gender roles for women during the late 1800s was impacted by Women’s Rights Movement’s and women’s desire to break the stereotypes. A Doll’s House is a play that serves as a window allowing the audience to witness the artificial mold of this society’s expectations being broken by a female character. Set in a time where women were not quite liberal or capable in society’s eyes, A Doll’s House accurately portrays a topic that is applicable and being discussed in the 21st century. This play effectively uses Realist style writing, with themes portraying conflicting individual and social duties in this era and sheds light on the social expectations that a woman was forced to face then and that women often face today. A Doll’s House, written by Henrik Ibsen in Norway 1879, is a Realist style play that was written during the Realism literary movement. A Doll’s House, revolves around a middle class married couple, Torvald and Nora Helmer, allowing readers an insight on their marriage as husband and wife, and how their marriage will be tested due to an illegal act that Nora confesses to her husband. “But Torvald being a victim of the small-mindedness and middle-class social restrains of his time and place, fails to rally to his wife’s defense,” states Fiero. (Fiero 299). The setting of A Doll’s House is a culture that taught women

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