Both Nora and Antigone are persistent in their beliefs and achieving their goals. In A Doll’s House, Nora constantly saves money so she can pay back Krogstad for the loan. To emphasize this, she says, “When Torvald gave me money for clothes and so on, I never used more than half ...
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...y love drive them to do unlawful things in each play.
A Doll’s House and Antigone are very good examples of what happens when women try to break the molds of their society. The women’s characteristics of persisting to achieve their goals, willingness to commit crimes for their love of someone close to the them, and breaking of society’s rules show that men are not the only ones that can think for themselves. Nora and Antigone’s qualities affect the resolutions of the plays more so than any other factor in the dramas.
Ibsen, Henrik. A Doll's House. World Literature: An Anthology of Great Short
Stories, Poetry, and Drama. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw Hill Glencoe, 2004.
Sophocles. Antigone. World Literature: A Anthology of Great Short Stories,
Poetry, and Drama. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw Hill Glencoe, 2004. 14-57. Print.
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