Accepted rules of society are undermined All Hedda wants is freedom the one

Accepted rules of society are undermined all hedda

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Accepted rules of society are undermined - All Hedda wants is freedom; the one thing she can’t get - Impulsivity in Hedda’s actions - A play of reflection; there is no total sympathy for any individual - Play takes play in one room over the course of 36 hours (symbolized the claustrophobia that Hedda may feel being trapped)
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- Set in Autumn; a sense of death; also harvest season - Blonde- Thea, George, Aunt Julia; Brown- Hedda Views on Hedda: 1) Hedda is an evil character; she acts in this way because she is pregnant and hormonal, thus meaning that when she commits suicide, she also causes the death of her child. She is an evil in society and her death acts as a relief on her society 2) Hedda is a very strong woman with great potential, but is trapped by circumstance of oppression by her society; only has the option to become a wife and bear a child. If she does not choose this she will be ostracized by her community. She could have even been committed insane. The treatment of her could be the root cause of her actions. Is Hedda a tragic hero? - Hedda’s death is thought to be either an act of cowardice or an act of courage Why Hedda could be considered evil/a bad person: - Bored on honeymoon - Quarrel over bonnet - Immediately wants changes to house - Greed; still wants more - Does not care about house - Intimacy with Brack about George -
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