Theme Of Gender Equality In Trifles And A Doll House

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In the plays Trifles and a Doll House the theme of gender equality plays a big part in both plays. Society back then was not fair and most women had to go by their husband commands. These women could not express their selves the way they wanted too so they had to deal with it. Mrs. Wright and Nora similarities between each other are their characteristics in the beginning in they are undetermined, they cannot speak their mind and are basically controlled by their husbands and doing their house duties as a “married woman”. Both husbands really did not care about them, along as their wives and obeyed their husband and the house rules. In the meantime, both women found the strength to take advantage on what they have been holding on to which happens to be being caged in from having freedom, and they acted out on their action by leaving their husbands.
The difference between the two plays are in Trifles Mrs. Wright takes the advantage to kill her husband. Mrs. Wright decides to do this action when she finds out that her bird was killed by her husband. The symbolism bird was only
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Wright took an advantage to get revenge to get back at her husband her. But, her husband ended up being murdered and Nora left her husband. The reason Mrs. Hale murdered her husband was because he taken away something very scared to her, which basically gave her life. So in return she killed her husband to ease her pain and to come back to “life” basically. But on the other hand in the play A Doll House, Nora could have handled her situation better. She had three kids unlike Mrs. Hale, she lost her son to an act of violence they say like in the paly. The other difference is that Mrs. Hale did not lose her husband to death but her husband did lose her because of what Mrs. Hale and the way she reacted to the situation. Instead of running away of the situation, she could have told her husband and come up with a solution though the

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