Characterization And Character Manipulation In A Dolls House And 'The Fall Of Don Juan' By Henrik Ibsen

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Throughout many writings and literary works, many elements and techniques are utilized behind the scenes to establish an idea. This is seen in Nonfiction books, Fictions books, Novels, Drama, and especially plays. Authors use characters to manipulate how the plot is going to be solved and how the rest of the story is going to go about. In A Dolls House and The Fall of Don Juan we see how (name of authors) use characterization and character manipulation to establish an intriguing reading.
Henrik Ibsen and Valentin Krasnogorov, are two authors who share similar aspects in their readings. They both have literary techniques they use in order to establish a theme in their works and develop a plot. Aside from just having multiple characters having
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Torvald, one of the main protagonists of the play is a huge symbol in this writing. Due to the authors use of characterization and author manipulation, we seem to understand the type of person he is. The authors use of manipulation makes it easier for its audience to understand and even position themselves into what is really going on. Torvald lives with the mindset that the purpose of marriage is for the male to protect the woman at any given time. He feels like he is the leader and the guide for his significant other; Nora. Aside from demonstrating sexism or maleness in his relationship, he is conflicted with an other problem that is set throughout the …show more content…
Every character in a story cannot be the same. In order for there to be a conflict there always has to be different characters and different personalities and this is where Michael comes into place. Michael seems to be a pretty upfront and aggressive guy who doesn’t mind defending himself at any given moment. When he is first introduced in the beginning of the play, he seems challenged by the Waiter and disrespects him. This automatically shows his capacity and lack of professionalism. He is conflicted and threats the waiter after finding out the café is closed and he wont have access to a cup of coffee. The authors use of all these actions are what sets the tone for the story and we see how characterization and character manipulation can keep an audience focused and

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