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The literary and cultural movement modernism was in the twentieth century. Modernism is wide ranged and can be put in aspects of art and literature. The books that where wrote in the modernism period helped with the creation of ideas. These books also raised questions about past ideas. A Doll’s House and The Great Gatsby are books that explain women in the modernism period. A Doll’s House was written by Henrik Ibsen. The Great Gatsby was written by Scott Fitzgerald. Women’s rights were questioned with the treatment of women was influenced because of the modernism period. The time before modernism, women were looked upon as people that do not make decisions about how they live their lives. The men saw women as a doll and not a person capable of talking for themselves or what they thought. In the novels in the twentieth century works, people would state that the women had no control and were being controlled by men. The cleaned the house, pleasured their men and took care of kids. A Doll’s house is a great example to show that modernism has happened. The love that the spouses share with one another are important. The author of A Doll’s House wrote to explain the modernism idea to show Women’s rights in that time period. Authors of other novels explain how men had more power then the women did. Most of the stated the women are just people that take care of kids and pleasure the husbands. Women had to listen and do whatever the men said because they could divorce or leave their man. The title is also a great example. A Doll’s House is basically calling women Doll’s. A Doll’s House is a play about modernism. The main characters are Nora, Torvald, and Krogstad. Torvald manages a bank in the town that he lives in. He also has all th... ... middle of paper ... ...ora gets up and leaves her whole family because she knows that her husband doesn’t love her as much as she loved him. Daisy stays with her husband. She didn’t care about the things that he said about her in the past. The women in these novels realize that they aren’t just dolls but that they are humans and should be treated like one. A Doll’s House changes people’s views of women. He showed how women show be able to make their own decisions and have power over their lives. Women should be free to do what they want and not treated bad by their husbands. This is one of the reasons why Nora from A Doll’s House left her husband. She left to find herself without him. The author used his novel to create new rights and views on women. He believes that women aren’t dolls and she be treated the same as men, because of his novel he got women to have equal rights and freedom.

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