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  • A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    In the play " A Doll's House", written by Henrik Ibsen, Nora, the main character of the play, decides to abandon her husband, her home and her children in order to find herself. She finally realizes she has to leave when confronted with a problem in her relationship with her husband, who keeps treating her like a doll, reflecting the childish treatment she always received from her father before. She decides to leave behind her

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    Essay Length: 796 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen Norwegian nineteenth century playwright Henrik Isben was stirring the waters in many ways with his seminal work A Doll House. He fills his play with a realism never seen before and thus many people didn’t know how to react to a topic that everyone can relate to, such as the role of a women in the home. The women of A Doll House have a responsibility and personal power

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    Essay Length: 736 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    Ibsen's A Doll's House is primarily interpreted as a play focused on society and the demeaning role it forces women to assume. "There is no doubt that A Doll's House has long been seen as a landmark in our century's most important social struggle, the fight against the dehumanizing oppression of women, particularly in the middle-class family" (Johnston 1). The common reaction of an audience viewing A Doll's House is to sympathize with Nora

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    Essay Length: 1,491 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2011 By: knights80
  • A Doll's House by Henrick Ibsen

    A Doll's House by Henrick Ibsen

    A Doll's House By Henrick Ibsen Nora will find happiness when she finds a man who will appreciate her and all that she is willing to do for her family, even it means taking risks for her family. She knows what kind of person she is and the qualities that make her a good wife and mother. She truly sees what kind of man her husband is and realizes that he will always be

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    Essay Length: 671 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Doll's House Essay

    A Doll's House Essay

    A Doll’s House Essay Society is the enemy of everyday lives. Societal issues in Norway during 1879 are revealed in Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House. Nora, the main character illustrates how society views women back in the late 1800’s. The interviewee, Lili is married and has two children. She illustrates how society views women in modern society. Nora and Lili share views on money and have contrasting views on female independence, suggesting that modern

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    Submitted: September 2, 2017 By: Torv
  • A Doll's House Essay: Money Matters

    A Doll's House Essay: Money Matters

    A Doll's House Essay: Money Matters Henrik Ibsen was born in 1828 to a wealthy family, however, when he was just eight years old his family went bankrupt, and they lost their status in society. Ibsen knew how the issue of money could destroy a person’s reputation in no time at all. Perhaps that is how he makes the characters in his play, A Doll's House , so believable. Nora and Mrs. Linde, the two

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    David Seeman English IV Causey 2nd period 5/4/07 After Nora left she went to the train station and went out of town for a while. About 3 months later she came back because she missed her kids dearly. She thought about going home to se her kids, but she just felt like it was not right just yet. She also missed her husband even after everything she told him when she left. Her husband has

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    Essay Length: 431 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: David
  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Dolls House” is a play about a woman who is living a stereotypical life and she doesn’t realize it. Nora has been forced into believing that she is happy acting as a child for Torvald until she realizes the men around her stunted her growth as a person. Nora’s husband was all about keeping up appearances and Nora fit right into his idea of what a wife should be. Nora soon

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    Essay Length: 1,053 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    A long time ago before I was born, a play which preceded it’s time was published, A Dolls House. The play deals with women becoming more independent. In the early 1900’s and prior women were treated as property. During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took care of their children, and made sure

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: regina
  • A Dolls House by Henrik Isben

    A Dolls House by Henrik Isben

    A Doll’s House by Henrik Isben is about a young woman and her life. The main characters name is Nora Helmer. She is married to a bank manager named Trovald. In the early years of their marriage just after their first child Trovald becomes ill. Doctors say that he will not live unless he goes abroad immediately. Nora takes it upon herself and borrows two hundred and fifty pounds from a money leader named Krogstad.

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    Essay Length: 527 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Doll’s Hous and Nora

    A Doll’s Hous and Nora

    One critic put it best when she wrote, “Nora must walk the tightrope between what is right for her children and husband… and what is appropriate for her.” (Hunter) Through out the whole play, Nora always acts “appropriately,” but, not until the end does she act in a way that is best for her. The controversy that surrounded “A Doll House” made the play appear to be a radical comment on society that dealt

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Doll’s House

    A Doll’s House

    A Doll’s House 4/28/05 In reading Ibsen's A Doll's House today, one may find it hard to imagine how daring it seemed at the time it was written one hundred years ago. Things like work, politics, and decisions where left to the males. Women were denied participation in public life, their access to education was limited, their social lives were narrowly circumscribed, and they could not legally transact business or own property. Women were supposed

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    Essay Length: 1,983 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Max
  • A Doll’s House

    A Doll’s House

    Torvald Holmer's refusal to borrow money displays the character of a proud and controlling man. Helmer provided the financial support for his family through hard work, not depending on others for money. When Torvald's law practice did not provide financially, he sought a job at the bank. After Helmer received a promotion at the bank, Nora felt they could now afford to be extravagant for Christmas. Nora says, "This is the first Christmas that we

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    Essay Length: 1,116 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Doll’s House

    A Doll’s House

    1. How does Nora choose what to say to her husband and what is to keep hidden? Nora only tells her husband what he wants to hear. In the beginning of the play Nora acts like his “toy”. Trovald treats Nora like she is a possession to him. She does not realize that this is how she is being treated; she doesn’t understand that Trovald is treating her like a child, like someone he has

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Doll’s House

    A Doll’s House

    A House in Ruins In Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”, the subject most important to the story is marriage. “Until death do us part” well, not always. Everywhere one looks, divorce is plaguing society. The treasured marriage vows have become nothing but a promise made to be broken. A Doll’s House is a prime example of a relationship that didn’t work. To keep a marriage alive and well it must hold onto certain qualities: love,

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    Essay Length: 370 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

    [Last Name] Belen Valeria Petronave Literature 22/6 Comparative Essay 3 Most Greek Tragedies consist in a three act play in which the exposition, the climax and the resolution are combined in acts. Aristotle referred to these as the beginning, the middle and the end. However, nowadays, in modern dramatic plays, there are five acts; each represent an element: act one (the exposition), act two (the rising action), act three (the climax), act four (falling action),

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    Submitted: August 24, 2017 By: belen.lopezl
  • A Doll’s House: Nora, Torvald and the Tragic Hero

    A Doll’s House: Nora, Torvald and the Tragic Hero

    A Doll’s House: Nora, Torvald and the Tragic Hero Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll’s House” features many characters, two of which are of great importance and have considerable difference among them. Nora Helmer and her husband Torvald live their lives in such a way that they are oblivious to their true desires and needs in life. Nora, the protagonist of the play, seems naпve and unknowledgeable of the world outside her home. Although she seems

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    Life = box of chocolates. Tony is a scrub. Jordan > Tony. A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, both Romeo and Juliet are tragic heroes with tragic flaws. They both share the same tragic flaw, which is immaturity. This is illustrated when they “fall in love” before even getting to know each other. Also, their immaturity is shown when they fail to think their situation through

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    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, both Romeo and Juliet are tragic heroes with tragic flaws. They both share the same tragic flaw, which is immaturity. This is illustrated when they “fall in love” before even getting to know each other. Also, their immaturity is shown when they fail to think their situation through before getting married without their parents’ consent. Romeo’s immaturity is what caused him to kill Tybalt; Juliet’s immaturity is what

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Dream

    A Dream

    The Dream “Thought” “Of persons arrived at high positions, ceremonies, wealth, scholarships, and the like; To me, all that those persons have arrived at, sinks away from them, except as it results to their Bodies and Souls, So that often to me they appear gaunt and naked; And often, to me, each one mocks the others, and mocks himself or herself, And of each one, the core of life, namely happiness, is full of the

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    Essay Length: 1,519 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Dream

    A Dream

    I woke up. ”Mom! Dad!?” I shouted, I had this feeling that something was not right. “Are you there?” I shouted. No answer… I went from my room to the kitchen. It was no-one there. But when I looked for food in the fridge it was empty. Hmmm strange, I thought. I checked the other fridge(we have two, you see) there I found some milk and some pizza from yesterday. I ate it. When I

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Dream Deferred

    A Dream Deferred

    A Dream Deferred The poetry of Langston Hughes, the poet laureate of Harlem, is an effective commentary on the condition of blacks in America during the 20th Century. Hughes places particular emphasis on Harlem, a black area in New York that became a destination of many hopeful blacks in the first half of the 1900нs. In much of Hughes' poetry, a theme that runs throughout is that of a "dream deferred." The recurrence of a"dream

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Facility Above All Others

    A Facility Above All Others

    A facility above all others My senses are overwhelmed as I eat my turkey sub sandwich. It is the time of day that I treasure as much as sleep. I sit in a tranquilized state of mind, as I examine my surroundings. Many sights and sounds arouse my attention that can only be found here. I am in the University Center. I can already tell an interesting lunch awaits me. People can be spotted all

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    Essay Length: 639 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Max
  • A Faithful Husband in “the Girls in Their Summer Dresses”?

    A Faithful Husband in “the Girls in Their Summer Dresses”?

    In Irwin Shaw’s “The Girls in Their Summer Dresses,” Michael’s character may be questioned by the reader. He may seem to portray himself as an unfaithful husband who essentially gets caught in the act early on in the story. However, Michael had yet to do anything to physically betray his wife, and there is no proof that he would in the future. In society, many spouses or fiancйes have fantasized about having sexual relations

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    Essay Length: 769 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Yan
  • A Family’s Old and New Heritage

    A Family’s Old and New Heritage

    2 September 25, 2006 A Family’s Old and New Heritage “Everyday Use” begins with Mama and her youngest daughter, Maggie, awaiting the arrival of Mama’s eldest daughter, Dee, at their family home. Within the second paragraph of the story, the reader is given a harsh perspective of Maggie’s personality and perception of her older sister; Maggie is “homely and ashamed of the burn scars... eyeing her sister with a mixture of envy and awe. She

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Farewell to "a Farewell to Arms"

    A Farewell to "a Farewell to Arms"

    A Farewell to Arms hardly ends with a happy ending. We are confronted with such sadness in the harsh reality of how the war has affected Fredrick Henry’s life; his past, present, and future. In life though not everything is a Fairytale with grand endings and forever loves, that’s just the reality of it. Ernest Hemingway’s book is categorized fiction, but in something this complex and sad, we know that there is a biography being

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    Essay Length: 1,598 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Farewell to Arms - Modern Tragedy

    A Farewell to Arms - Modern Tragedy

    A Modern Tragedy Throughout the history of American literature, stories of the white knight saving the damsel in distress and riding off into the sunset to live happily ever after have plagued our shelves for centuries. The birth of the modern tragedy came in the late 19th century and early 20th century with novels such as Red badge of Courage, and All Quiet on the Western Front. They show the realism of war and

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    Essay Length: 925 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Top
  • A Father

    A Father

    In the essay, A Father, by Bharati Mukherjee, the author has three main characters each is caught between the Indian and American cultures. The Bhowmick family, which includes the father, the mother, and their daughter, are all experiencing the constant pull of Indian and American identities. In the essay we hear the story mainly from Mr. Bhowmick. He sees America as a frightening place and he tries to hold onto his Indian culture by keeping

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    Essay Length: 254 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Female Tragic Hero?

    A Female Tragic Hero?

    A Female Tragic Hero? It is not often in Greek myth or tragedy that a woman is found portrayed as a tragic hero. However, Sophocles makes the hero of Antigone, the third and last play in the theme of Oedipus' life, a woman. The protagonist of the play Antigone, from which the play derives its title, also holds certain qualities of a tragic hero. What seems to be least important in determining the tragic hero

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    Essay Length: 1,088 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Feminine Change of Times

    A Feminine Change of Times

    A Feminine Change of Times When an individual looks upon a woman in today’s society, how is she perceived? Does she have feministic ideals, feminine grace, or feminine beauty? All seem to pertain to how a woman is perceived in the eyes of society today. That stereotype sparks many emotions, because there is such a wide variety of women who are and consider themselves feminine yet do not fall under the specific classification of a

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    Essay Length: 773 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Andrew

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