A Doll 's House By Henrik Ibsen Essay

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Each generation has its minority which is fighting for change. A Doll 's House is a three act play about a typically housewife who becomes disillusioned and dissatisfied with the husband. The play is significant for its critical attitude toward the 19th century marriage norms. Throughout the play Torvald treats Nora badly and in a way insulting her because she’s a woman, but there is no doubt that he love her.The play have a huge controversy at that time because Nora, left her husband and the kids just because she wants to discover herself. During the 19th century there was a lot of social issues, such as working, and opportunities for female to be able to feel free. Nora does the right thing, which is to leave the man because she is being treated like an object. Her life is dishonest, so she is hoping for a miracle.
When Henrik Ibsen wrote “A Doll 's House” in the beginning of the play, all seems well. Nora and Torvald seem quite happy together. Torvald speaks to his wife as if she was a little kid, but she doesn 't really seem to mind. He never actually talks to her like an adult. For example, Helmer said,“Is that my little lark twittering out there?”.
Nora said, “Yes, it is”.
Helmer said, is that my squirrel rummaging around?
Nora said, “Yes!”(785) But Torvald thought that Nora wasn’t mature or intelligent enough to have a conversation that had to deal with serious issues. He never calls Nora, unless he gets serious, but any other time he just call her one of her pet…

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