Essays Tagged: "Doll House"

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin vs. "A Dolls House " by HEnrik Ibsen

The Awakening vs. A Doll's HouseJust because a novel is considered a classic doesn't mean the messages it conveys to its ... messages it conveys to its readers are correct. Even though both The Awakening by Kate Chopin and A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen are great literary works, some of the ideas embodied in them aren't app ... e theory that husbands will most likely treat their wives as inferiors after they are married. In A Doll's House, Torvald is blatantly condescending to Nora. He calls her his "little squirrel" or "lit ...

(3 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The detriment that society can cause to its inhabitants. Refers to relationship in "The doll house" by Ibsen and also expectaions of men

ey were taught to take no help from people and to be self-reliant and self-dependent. In the play A Doll House, society's restraints and expectations on men and women created problems for many of the ... o recover on his own, with no assistance. Nora realized that no matter what, she was going to be a 'doll' and that if she did not do anything she was going be controlled by her husband forever. Societ ...

(5 pages) 105 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A critical look at Ibsen's "A Doll house"

'A Doll's House' is classified under the 'second phase' of HenrikIbsen's career. It was during this per ... avia in that timewhich depicted the role of women as the comforter, helper, and supporter ofman, 'A Doll's House' introduced woman as having her own purposes andgoals. The heroine, Nora Helmer, progre ... ogresses during the course of the playeventually to realize that she must discontinue the role of a doll and seekout her individuality.David Thomas describes the initial image of Nora as that of a dol ...

(5 pages) 139 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Essay on Henry Ibsen's "A Doll's House"

this play, touching upon several different factors of Danish society, as this text will explain. "A Doll's House" grants that the status of women in 19th century Denmark; their roles weren't dominant, ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the play "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen, according to Ibsen's own life. Ties of the life to Ibsen's Own.

rastic, depending on the number of followers and rivals their work of literature has. In the play A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, elements such as characters, illness and money during the duration of ... oney during the duration of the play are directly tied to Ibsen's life.To understand the links to A Doll's House from Ibsen's life, one must first understand the path that Ibsen's life followed. Henri ...

(7 pages) 230 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a creative essay regarding a letter written by one of the characters. Prewriting is included.

Nora Helmer and Yermolai Alekseyevich (Lopakhin) of A Doll's House and The Cherry Orchard respectively, were akin in many ways. The two characters lacked ... distaste she had for her husband, her marriage, and her life in general. In an earlier scene from A Doll's House, Nora had provocatively showed her stockings to Dr. Rank and it was later found that sh ... the play, Nora became dissatisfied with her ranking in the household as she seemed to be Torvald's doll and was constantly supervised by him. Although Nora was very loquacious when around Torvald, sh ...

(9 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Burning Down the Doll House

father's signature, and went on to pay it off with hopes of Torvald never hearing of it. The play A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, is a prime example of a relationship that was terribly structured. Th ... uly open and become loyal to one another. Torvald was the owner of what he believed to be a perfect dollhouse. Nora's domineering father first controlled this dollhouse, and once Nora was married, the ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

An examination of Nora, from "A Doll's House" and Rose-Anna, from "The Tin Flute" as wives.

his wife. Her work ethic cannot be matched by any other characters in either "The Tin Flute" or "A Doll's House". Whereas Nora is forced to work hard to pay off the loan, Rose-Anna is motivated more ... ss they contribute to the qualities that make them the wives they are.BibliographyIbsen, Henrik. "A Doll's House". New York: Oxford UniversityPress, 1988Roy, Gabrielle. "The Tin Flute" Toronto: McClel ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Analysis of Irony in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House

In Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, Torvald and his wife, Nora, live a middle class, conservative life with three children ... ready exposed to criticism of the world.Works CitedGillis, G. J. and Westhagen, Jen. SparkNote on A Doll's House. 1 Apr. 2004.Goonetilleke, D.C.R.A. "A Doll's House: Overview" in Reference Guide to Wo ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Emotionally Society ( Comparitve Study between The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt and A Doll's House by Anton Chekhov)

h Durrenmatt and Henrik Ibsen also found this to be true, expressing regard through The Visit and A Doll's House. These two authors expressed regard through characters who essentially felt society ove ... through characters who essentially felt society overweighed their moral judgments.The setting of A Doll's House regards middle-class characters and values. The play is stationed in Norway, where bank ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of Women in 'A Dolls House'

is time embodies and mirrors social issues of women in society. Henrik Ibsen uses Nora Helmer in "A Doll's House" to portray the negative treatment of all women throughout society during the nineteent ... ia in that time which depicted the role of women as the comforter, helper, and supporter of man, "A Doll's House" introduced woman as having her own purposes and goals. The heroine, Nora Helmer, progr ...

(6 pages) 115 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Character of Nora in Act 1 of A Doll's House

The character of Nora, of Isben's A Doll's House, is particularly difficult to interpret. Her character is constructed by the combinatio ... ree main roles: a supporting wife, fundamental mother and sexual being.Ibsen uses the metaphor of a doll inside a doll house to portray Nora's attempt to become an individual while confined inside a m ... s power over her. Nora's home is the realization of domestic bliss, preserved and presented like "A Doll's House." Lacking experience of life in the real world and oblivious to the outdoor hardships, ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Death of a Salesman" by Miller and "A Doll's House" by Ibsen

Kachramani FiliaENG 275Instructor: Dr. Pappas"Death of a Salesman" by Miller and "A Doll's House" by Ibsen"Death of a Salesman" and "A Doll's House" are two plays that were written in ... doesn't seem to appreciate her, and treats her badly.On the other hand, Nora, the protagonist of "A Doll's House", represents the society's notion for the women in the late 1800s, which is not very di ... man that she risked everything for never loved her, and that all she was to him was a beautiful toy-doll to play with, and not a person with real feelings.The way that the men in her life have treated ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of Nora (A Doll's House) and Mrs.Alving (Ghosts).

same roles in their plays, and are probably the most similar two characters between "Ghosts" and "A Doll's House."Nora is a unique character, a kind not usually seen in most plays. She swings her mood ... w fake their relationship has been. She realizes that her father and her husband have seen her as a doll, a toy to be played with, a figure without opinion or will of her own. She also realizes that s ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anagnorisis of the 'gilded cage': Comparative study of the female protagonists in "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen and "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg

Naturalism is used in "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen (1879) and "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg (1888) in a satirical way ... private setting is warm and comfortable shown by the heat sources on each stage: the fireplace in A Doll's House and the stove in Miss Julie. In a symbolic sense Nora's and Julie's houses captivate th ... houses are provided by males showing that they are both stifled by men, though unaware of it. In A Doll's House the metaphor "little skylark" used by Torvald in a playful yet demeaning tone signifies ...

(6 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


(1 pages) 652 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Form And Structure Of A Dolls House By Ibsen

Form and Structure Ibsen・s .A Dolls House・ has two strands to the main plot; one being Nora and Torvald・s relationsh ... ers actions but also the motives behind them, these being mainly from the societies faults.I feel A Dolls House fits in best to this form of drama Nora is clearly at odds with society the society that ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book Review on Nora the Squirrel

the emphasis and impact that relationships have on one when one is dominated and controlled. In The Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen, we will see that Nora is a very interesting character and very much dom ... as she at all? She did not know anymore who she was. She realizes has gone from being her father's "doll baby" to Torvald's "doll wife." Nora realizes she no longer wants to be a part of this type of ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Cassandra by Chrysta Wolf

In Cassandra and A Doll’s House, both Christa Wolf and Henrik Ibsen express their feelings of the socio-economic s ... e vulnerable, sensitive, and easily to take advantage of.Bibliography- Cassandra by Chrysta Wolf- A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

(3 pages) 1545 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparative Essay

uggle for equality among African-Americans during the 20th century. In two famous dramatic plays, A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, and Fences, by August Wilson, the fictional characters develop confli ... h lend to the themes explored by each playwright. In both plays, the main characters, Torvald, in A Doll's House, and Troy, in Fences, unconsciously 'throw off' parts of themselves and project their e ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays