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Moral and Social Consciousness
This paper looks at the aspects of moral and social consciousness in Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper".
# 96733 | 1,054 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this article, the writer introduces, discusses and analyzes the works "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Specifically, the paper discusses moral and social consciousness in service to others in the two stories. The writer notes that both of these stories raise issues of moral and social consciousness, and make the reader more aware of how society viewed and treated women during the Victorian Age. The writer points out that the characters in both stories must conquer obstacles and fight for what they believe is right, even if it goes against the culture and belief systems of the time. In conclusion, these two stories indicate how important moral and social consciousness is in our society, and how it can be a great service to others in trouble or in need.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Delashmit, Margaret, and Charles Long. "Gilman's the Yellow Wallpaper." Explicator 50.1 (1991): 32-33.
  • Downs, Brian W. A Study of Six Plays by Ibsen. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1950.
  • Egan, Michael. Henrik Ibsen: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge, 1997.
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. "The Yellow Wallpaper." College of Staten Island: City University of New York. 2006. 17 Jan. 2007.<>
  • Herndl, Diane Price. Invalid Women: Figuring Feminine Illness in American Fiction and Culture, 1840-1940. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

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