Analysis Of Dr. Rank In A Doll's House

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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…show more content…
His best friend Helmer since there were kids. Nora, Helmer wife was always talking to Rank like a close friend. Author puts Rank in the middle of the focal point of the two characters. At the end he reveals that he is in love with Nora. Being a good friend to Helmer, Rank wouldn’t do anything to disrupt the family unit. He will act as a protector instead. The reader envy what step Rank took upon himself, even though it was hard for Rank to do, netherless; he made friendship more important. The author showed Rank was a very good friend, however; someone for Nora to talk too. Since she wasn’t talking to Helmer the same way as Rank did. Possibly why he falls for…show more content…
He shows up every day and visits the Helmer family to see how they are doing. He gives advice and help Nora out. Also advises Helmer. The author gives him a sense of wisdom. Given his shorten life span Rank lives at his fullest. Ranks says his farewells as the last character of the story before the big break up and the last chance to see him alive. The author intention for this character was truth, wisdom, and conscience. A understand on how the author was thinking when writing the story. When writing a story, a writer always needs a center character in this case it is Dr. Rank. He is in the beginning of the story and at the
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