Hedda Gabler could be considered the main character in the play "
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She rejects his proposals to be nicer to his aunt from her husband. Hedda proceeds later in the story to form close personal bonds with Tesman's friends, Judge Black and Eilert Loevborg, and in a bizarre way, considers this cheating on Tesman.
Hedda was not truly in love with her husband. She found her husband live boring. She tells the Judge "He thinks life has nothing better to offer than rooting around in libraries and copying old pieces of parchment". She didn't like the lifestyle of her husband. Hedda gets pleasure out of torturing Mrs. Elvsted. She makes sure that Mrs. Elvsted is not happy because Mrs. Elvsted is in love with Eilert Loevberg, Hedda's past love. Hedda wanted to share her life with Eilert, but since she couldn't, she decided to ruin his life and everyone around him. She knew how the most important thing in Eilert's life...