A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen is a play based
on realism, which narrates the drama of a
marriage placed in the nineteenth-century.
The wife, Nora, has trouble on finding her
place in society as a woman. She feels the
need to help his family and husband, ev
Materialism and Power
Materialism and power were of enormous importance for the families in the
1800s, especially for men. As women were expected to stay with their kids and
be perfect wives, men were also expected to be the providers for the family.
In your post, respond to the following question: Does the
alternative ending change the meaning behind the play?
How so? And If not, why not? Also, which conclusion is more
appropriate for a play operating out of Realism? Be as
specific as you can. Provid
For your next post, read about "plot" in Chapter 2: Plot
in Literature to Go (pages 44-45). Make sure you can understand
and apply these literary terms: Plot (44); in medias res (45); and
Flashback (45). Also, look over Meyer's definition of plot in the
society-wide assumptions about the helpless status of women. In many ways, Victorian
law treated women like dependent minors, granting them their rights through their
husbands as children would receive their rights through their fathers.
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Library Research Exercise:
Please go through this process. The results are important (verifying you were on the right track),
but the process is even more important. In short, this exercise will guide you through what you
need to know about researching li