Analysis Of Ibsen 's ' A Doll House '

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Honey, You are a Doll Nineteenth century women were viewed by society as possessions to their husbands and less capable than the male race. This era of women were thought to be only capable of simple tasks like house work and being a mother. This role is very evident in Ibsen’s “A Doll House”, but Ibsen shows the multiple ways his female characters could get their way even though they are oppressed. In “A Dolls House” the females may have been the underdog but they showed that they knew how to get what they wanted. Females of the era were making sacrifices because of the way society viewed them. Women have to make conscious decisions throughout their lives such as nobility, but they also had to make sacrifices because they have limited legal rights and limited influence. Young women of the nineteenth century always wanted to find their one true love, as long as that love is within her standards. These ladies cared about what class the male of their liking was in, it was not socially acceptable to marry down. No matter if it is love or not these women did not care they assume that the better man is the one in a higher class, but as Nora learns that the higher men do not like to play nice. In “A Doll house” Nora is a submissive to her husband, but soon to find out that she is capable of so much more than just house work. Torvald teases Nora but she does not mind because she is pampered, and treated highly because of their social class. Until Nora realizes what is really going
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