A Doll 's House By Henrik Ibsen Essay

794 Words Dec 16th, 2015 4 Pages
Henrik Ibsen Lighthipe, was a Norwegian Playwright, who was born on March 20, 1828. In 1868, Ibsen moved to Germany, where he wrote one of his most famous works: the play A Doll 's House. In 1890, he wrote Hedda Gabler, creating one of theater 's most notorious characters. “Hedda Gabler is a play about human relations with little physical symbolism, save the General’s pistols. They represent Hedda’s aristocratic lifestyle from the past, and they are used with each act.”

In Act One, the beautiful yet callous Hedda Gabler is seen as a manipulator and a user. As evident throughout the play, display that Hedda is spoiled and get what she is pleased. Hedda manipulates as doing what she wishes to be fulfilled as in, for example, how she wanted her marriage to be arranged. In the introduction of the play, demonstrates how they start talking about how Hedda’s marriage outcome of the honeymoon was and Aunt’s Rina’s failing health issue. In the play she would say, “she can’t stand living anywhere else after being married but living under the prime minister’s house or nothing!” Even on a particular part Hedda seems to complain about the lighting in the room, therefore, Tesman had to fulfill her wishes and obey whatever she commands or wishes to happen.

They hint at the extravagance of the honeymoon and the expense of appeasing a lady of aristocratic background like Hedda. In fact, Aunt Julle announces that she has mortgaged her annuity to provide security on the expensive…

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