There are many characters in the Henrik Ibsen play, "A Doll House "who is helpful, has sense of friendship and goodwill. The author 's had ideas of what was going on in the world, therefore; he gave the character that one problem to complete a realism in the story. That character is Dr. Rank.
Rank was a physician, who was born with a viral disease pass down from his parent from birth. He was a respectable gentleman with very good manners. Knowing he was a physician, he had a better chance of treating the disease and afford the medicine than someone who wasn’t a doctor. Rank was trying to live a life even if it was a painful one. He knew base on the study of medicine of that time and probably his experience with other patients with the same condition, how long he had to live. The author used what was going around to make his character Rank more real to the audiences and readers. It was also probably a common issue at that time.
The author was trying to show that Rank had a friendship with the Helmer family. His best friend Helmer since there were kids. Nora, Helmer wife was a...
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