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    The quote, “The secret of freedom; the secret of freedom is courage,” by Carrie Jones, is related to the play, A Doll’s House. This quote implies that for people to obtain independence, they have to face the world bravely by successfully pursuing their goals even when other people hold them back. The playwright, Henrik Ibsen, wrote the play to show that women before the 1800s could not have their own free will because they were expected to depend on men, as they were thought to be feeble and inadequate

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    to which men and women experience freedom have acted as a pressing global disparity throughout time. When Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House premiered in 1879, its notions of female liberty provoked immense controversy; the naturalistic play examines the struggles and successes of a woman in overcoming the restrictions of female oppression in 19th-century Norway. Ibsen employs recurring architectural symbolism to illustrate the stages in Nora’s attainment of freedom. His strategic utilization of doors

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    limitations of freedom. In “Notes From The Underground,” by Fyodor Dostoevsky, and “A Doll’s House,” by Henrik Ibsen, both authors utilize the protagonists to highlight motivation from freedom of choice. Ibsen uses demeaning non-genderless language and irony through the interactions of Nora and Torvald. In addition to this, Dostoevsky utilizes situational irony when the protagonist makes several irrational decisions. Both Ibsen and Dostoevsky express the limitations of choice and freedom to shed light

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    The Price of Freedom in A Doll's House    Freedom is something that people in all times, places, and experiences have sought after, often against great odds and at a great personal cost. But, in the struggle for freedom, every person gains a sense of true self, if they believe that the freedom which they are fighting for is just. In almost all plays, every character has something threatened which is important to them and which they consider worth fighting for. In Henrik Ibsen's play A

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         Sometime after the publication of "A Doll's House", Henrik Ibsen spoke at a meeting of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights. He explained to the group, "I must decline the honor of being said to have worked for the Women's Rights movement. I am not even very sure what Women's Rights are. To me it has been a question of human rights" ( ). "A Doll's House" is often interpreted by readers, teachers, and critics alike as an attack

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    Jeffrey Hinkle Professor Truong English 102 3 July 2015 A Doll’s House A Doll’s House uses literary devices throughout its entire three acts to tell a story about not only marriage, but the hardships that happen in life. Not only is Nora and Helmer affected in this play, but everyone else is also affected in the play as well. A Doll’s House tells the story of a simple family that lives a life that many people do today. This play illustrates how a once wonderfully happy family can fall apart at the

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    Comparing Edna of Kate Chopin's The Awakening and Nora of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House Kate Chopin's work, The Awakening, and Henrik Ibsen's play, A Doll's House, were written at a time when men dominated women in every aspect of life.  Edna Pontellier, the protagonist in The Awakening, and Nora, the protagonist in A Doll's House, are trapped in a world dominated by men.  The assumed superiority of their husbands traps them in their households.  Edna and Nora share many similarities, yet

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    The Awakening and A Doll’s House both share similarities and differences. They were both written, at the time, toward different audiences. The Awakening was written in 1899, in English, and A Doll’s House was written in 1879, In Norwegian. Yet, despite these differences these works both find ways to explicate the same themes and ideas of feminism, and the concept of self-individuality. The culture, at the time, did not promote the self-individuality of women. The books’ main ideas, therefore challenges

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    Works in Translation Essay: A doll’s house How does the society in “A Doll’s House” depict the female character’s roles. In “A Doll’s House”, Torvald and Nora each have a unique role in their marriage. Torvald treats Nora as his little doll, or plaything, while Nora treats him as the man of the house who has the authority to do anything he wants. These ideas form because the society within the play does not allow much freedom for women. According to this society and culture, a women’s role

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    Subject : Drama B Writer : Henrik Johan Ibsen Genre : Realistic Modern Drama Name of the Work / Play : A Doll’s House ( 1897 ) in three acts Characters : Major Characters / Minor Characters Nora Helmer ( wife of Torvald Helmer ,mother of three children ) Torvald Helmer( husband of Nora Helmer , a lawyer ,father of three children ) Dr. Rank ( doctor ,friend of Nora & Torvald Helmer, confidant ,commentator ) Mrs. Kristine Linde ( old friend of Nora Helmer ) Nils Krogstad ( barrister

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