Analysis Of Hedda Gabler By Henrik Ibsen Essay

1754 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Life is unpredictable and we are responsible for having a good or bad life, so ending our life instead of fixing it is not the right way of solving our problem. Hedda Gabler is a naturalism type of dramatic writing, written by Henrik Ibsen who narrates Hedda Gabler as a scandalous, independent, coward, egotistical and a deceiving character who wants who experienced so many problems in life. Starting from having an unwanted marriage with George and pregnancy; disappointments of controlling Lovborg’s life; black mail from judge Brack about her scandal, after convincing Lovborg to commit suicide; Hedda’s insecurity to Mrs. Elvsted; and the feeling of no purpose in life. In Hedda Gabler, Hedda is a scandalous, egotistic, and a coward character who is a victim of social condition, incapability that leads her of so many disappointments, and scandal why she committed suicide.
Ibsen’s usage of social condition in the story as one of the reasons why Hedda commits suicide. Hedda is an upper class character and is mentioned by Aunt Juliana’s comments about Hedda stating “ General Gabler’s daughter! Think the sort of life she led in her father’s time” (Act I, 26-27). Along with Hedda 's first appearance in the play, she makes so many superior comments that show her upper class personality. First, she disgusted George 's special embroidered slippers stating “ Thanks, I’m not really that interested” (Act I, 245), when George asked her take a look to his embroidered slippers. Later she…

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