Symbolism in 'A Doll's House' Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Symbolism in 'A Doll's House'
This paper studies the symbolism used in the play 'A Doll's House' by Henrik Ibsen.
# 123206 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer discusses the use of symbolism by Henrik Ibsen in "A Doll's House." The analysis discusses the use of symbolism as it applies to three sets of relationships in the drama; Nora's relationship with Torvald, Dr. Rank, and Krogstad.

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"The title of Henrik Ibsen's drama about a woman who abandons her children and husband because she cannot take the stifling confines of the rigid gender roles imposed upon her demonstrates Ibsen's mastery of drama. For Nora Helmer is the doll that lives within the stultifying environment of the doll's house her husband and patriarchal society have constructed and imposed on her. Famed Swedish playwright August Strindberg noted that thanks to 'A Doll's House' marriage was revealed as being a far from ..."

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