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Stromp 1 Johnny Stromp Professor Wong December 5, 2009 Composition 2 A Doll’s House A Doll’s House, by Henrik Isben, is written in 1879. During this time society dictated it, much like it does today. While first reading this play I thought it was presented for women’s rights. However, I believe Ibsen was trying to make the point that society oppresses us all. This is shown through the downfall of Torvald and Nora’s marriage. In 1879 it was a world where men had complete in control. When Torvald talks to Nora at the beginning of the play she has to hide her macaroons because she knows it will upset Torvald. This is relevant because through out the play there are many things Nora hides from Torvald. Unfortunately for her during these times it made there family weak when a woman showed more intelligence then a man. These secrets were kept because Nora was afraid of upsetting Torvald. In the beginning of the play it is easily seen Torvald
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course ENGL COMM 1313 taught by Professor Hans during the Fall '09 term at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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