Analysis Of ' A Doll 's House '

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Deceit- the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth
Female deceit in The Crucible is presented in the character of Abigail Williams, a young woman who falls in love with the protagonist of the play, John Proctor. Upon realisation that she will not be able to win John with lust, she turns her motives to destroy his wife, Elizabeth. Abigail’s desire to acquire John is shown in her manipulation of the court and this leads to many unfair deaths by hanging and various names left tarnished all because of Abigail’s lust for one man. In ‘A doll’s house’ female deceit is presented within the character of Nora her deceit radiates throughout the play and is recognised from the very beginning as she and her husband, Torvald, are quarrelling about who eat a portion of macaroons. The fact the audience observes her eat the macarons on stage shows how Ibsen uses dramatic irony to let the audience know of their marriage situation. The Crucible was profoundly inspired by claims of the Arthur Miller’s Marxist roots by the McCarthyism regime. It is known that Miller’s time being accused of something he never did and watching the members of the public believe whatever the people who issued’ justice’ told them deeply influenced his decision to write a play based upon the acts that happened in Salem in 1692
Ibsen shows Nora being able to lie at ease about a sum of money she has acquired to enable to take her husband, Torvald on holiday. At first Ibsen…
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