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    The Rebellion of Nora in A Doll's House       A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, was written during a time when the role of woman was that of comforter, helper, and supporter of man. The play generated great controversy due to the fact that it featured a female protagonist seeking individuality.   A Doll's House was one of the first plays to introduce woman as having her own purposes and goals. The heroine, Nora Helmer, progresses during the course of the play eventually to realize that she must

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    Rebellion Against Society in A Doll's House      An underlying theme in A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, is the rebellion against social expectations to follow what one believes in their heart. This theme is demonstrated as several of the play's characters break away from the social norms of their time and act on their own beliefs. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora.  Nora rebels against social expectations, first by breaking the law, and later by taking the drastic step of

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    Nora’s Rebellion in A Doll’s House      The central theme of A Doll’s House is Nora’s rebellion against society and everything that was expected of her. Nora shows this by breaking away from all the standards and expectations her husband and society had set up for her. In her time women weren’t supposed to be independent. They were to support their husbands, take care of the children, cook, clean, and make everything perfect around the house. Nora’s first rebellion was when she took out

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    yet. Two important Modern Drama’s masterpieces written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and George Bernard Shaw; a Doll's House play written in 1879 by Henrik Ibsen, and George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion written in 1913, depicts the men’s view toward women and their position in the society. Also it is perfectly

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    Story of an Hour written by Kate Chopin , demonstrated the oppression that women endured and expressed women’s regression. However, only The Yellow Wallpaper and the The Story of an Hour are attributable to the play A Doll’s House through it’s use of symbolic symbols. In A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen symbolic use of the letter box, tarantela, macaroons,and the Nora’s slamming of the door, exhibits a change in the

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    In 1879 A Doll’s House by Norwegian author Henrik Ibsen was banned throughout Britain as it challenged ideologies specific to those of Europe during the late nineteenth century. The drama presents itself as a social commentary by provoking the conservative ideals of the role of women and marriage. In the twenty-first century the performance stands harmless. Contrariwise, women of the Victorian age were seen as childlike and subservient, which resulted in much controversy surrounding Ibsen’s modern

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    In Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, pointedly captures the reality of the Victorian Era within the play. Nora Helmer, the protagonist of the story, represents the typical women in society during that era. The audience’s first impression of Nora is a money obsessed, childish, obedient house wife to her husband, Torvald Helmer. However, as the play progresses one can see that Nora is far from being that typical ideal trophy wife, she is an impulsive liar who goes against society’s norm to be whom

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    By exemplifying the oppressive situation and diminished value of women in the 1800s of Victorian society in the captivating play A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen portrays the life of a woman, whose entire existence is a build of societal guidelines, coming to the realization that her life is a pretense, propelling her into rebellion. Nora, a defiant wife, mother, and daughter of Victorian society, who is reduced to a mere plaything, struggles against the unjust constraints of social conformity, ultimately

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    “For every good reason there is to tell a lie, there is a better one to tell the truth” In the light of this statement, discuss how the themes of lies and truths are explored in your texts. In “Paradise Lost” and “A Doll’s House”, both Milton and Ibsen explore the idea of lies and hidden truths. Milton writes to “justify the ways of God to man”, and in doing this shows us how lies inevitably cause more harm than good, whereas Ibsen explores how the truth is influenced by society, especially through

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    three-part play, A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, challenge their audiences to consider the theme of society and class within their respective time periods. Both creators focus on female protagonists who set out to turn against the demands of their society and class to vocalise their values and beliefs. Taylor encourages the viewer to evaluate this concept, through the use of cinematic techniques that illustrate the impact of one character’s beliefs on multiple characters’ rebellion against their perceived

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