Life And Life Of Henrik Ibsen's The Pillars Of Society

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Born on March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, was Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen was the oldest out of his five siblings. Ibsen’s father, Knud, was a successful merchant. His Mother, Marichen, painted, played the piano and loved to go the theater. Ibsen gather his interest in becoming an artist, just like his mother. At the age of eight Ibsen and his family moved to rundown farm, because of financial issues that brought his family to poverty. At the age of fifteen, Ibsen dropped out of school and went to work. He earned a job as an apprentice in an apothecary in Grimstad, in which he worked there for six years. In 1849 Ibsen wrote his first play, “Catilina”, modeled after one of his great influence, William Shakespeare. The following year he moved to Christiana, …show more content…
He left Norway in 1862, and settled in Italy for a while. During in Italy, he wrote “Brand”, a five-act tragedy, in 1865. In 1867, Ibsen created his masterpiece “Peer Gynt”. In 1868 he moved to Germany, where his play “The Pillars of Society” was first performed and help launch his career. Soon following he wrote one of his most famous works, “A Doll’s House”. Around 1879 he returned to Rome, where he wrote his next work “Ghosts” in 1881. This play was controversial, that it wasn’t played for two years. In 1883 he published his next work “ An Enemy of the People”. A few years later, Ibsen moved back to Germany, in which he wrote one of his most famous works, “Hedda Gabler”, creating one of literacy’s most notorious characters. In 1891, Ibsen returned back to Norway as a hero. He became tourist attraction in Christiania that in 1898, the town celebrated his seventieth birthday. Back in Norway he first wrote “ The Master Builder”, then In 1899 he wrote “When We Dead Awaken”, his last play. In 1990, Ibsen suffered a series of strokes, that took his ability to …show more content…
This dance was not meant to be danced as entertainment, but as a cure dance and a courtship dance. During the courtship dance, women try to excite love to their partner, while in return the male tries to demonstrate his tenderness. During the Tarantella dance, it is consider unlucky to dance alone so it is danced by couples or two women. The cultural purpose of the Tarantella dance is to cure the bite of a tarantula. There are three possible origins of the Tarantella dance. But the main idea of all the origins was to make bitten victim dance, to sweat out all the venom of the tarantula. Up to this day, the Tarantella dance is stilled dance, not to cure a tarantula bite, but to keep the tradition

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