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Unformatted text preview: no clear division of good and evil b/c intentions were right, not cut and dry, more ambiguous, not conventional happy ending, conflict is to draw attention to internal conflict, internally divided characters, || How Not a Melodrama : Divided Characters Real internal conflicts Moral/Ethical Ambiguity Goal: Freedom from Bondage of illusion Themes of A Doll House: Society comment- Gender Roles Act 1: Krogstad: “Laws don’t inquire into motives Nora: Then they must be very poor laws Society isn’t as supportive as she thought until she came to a personal crisis Marriage, Morality Law Gender Family Economics- Conventional values- living comfortably Greek Mimesis: Illusionistic, Minimizing Theatrically- littlee scenery, partial illusion, Now capture reality as best as cane- imitate reality effectively with depth. Christmas: Rebirth, renewal, family,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- A Doll's House, Nora, Krogstad