How do characters and the the choices they make contribute to meaning in two or three plays you have

How do characters and the the choices they make contribute to meaning in two or three plays you have

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How do characters and the the choices they make contribute to meaning in two or three plays you have studied. In dramas, characters often have different ways they can choose from to achieve their goals with. These choices they make allow and develop the progress of plot, and it is the progress of plot that contributes to the portrayal of a play’s meaning. In both “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen and “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, characters make decisive choices which bring great turning points to the plots of the plays and further enhance their meanings. The choice made by Nora to leave her family behind is, in a sense, a loss
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Unformatted text preview: of her. However, she insists on making this choice because she has realized the importance of being independent even as a female. It is fair to say that she lost because she learnt. On the other hand, Emily from “Our Town” learnt because she lost. She lost her life, which is the seemingly the most important thing for a person. Through her choice of flashing back though, she gains her consciousness and realisation to the truth of life, which is even more precious....
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course LANG 111 taught by Professor Lancebeck during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.

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