As the play progresses, Nora show that she is not a little girl. She understands how business work by taking out a loan behind her husband’s back to save his life. When she is blackmail by Krogstad, her eyes open to her unfulfilled and underappreciated life. she realizes that she been putting on a show for her husband. Nora has pretended to be someone else in order to fulfilled a role for not only her husband but also her father and society.
One of the most amazing things to Helmer was practicing Nora’s dance routine. It motivated him in feeling in control, not love. His in the beginning it appeared as Nora and Torv... ... middle of paper ... ...tand out from everyone else so it forces a person to behave in a way they don’t believe in. During the play “A Doll House” the pressure of society destroyed Nora and Helmer’s marriage. Nora was not happy in her life with Torvald, and yet she and her husband are afraid of the embarrassment that would come if they two were to split apart.
Katherine Paterson's Happy or Unhappy Ending Happiness seems different for all the characters, for Gilly happiness isn't something she has been able to experience yet. This is due to the fact she does not live with her mother and does not know her mother very well. At the beginning Gilly is very unhappy. Moving from one foster home to another is affecting her badly. She believes that happiness is being with her mother, but her theory soon changes.
Divorce and separation are frowned upon in society and it is even more so when it is the wife that leaves the family. In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, this becomes the controversial topic of debate for many readers; was Nora Helmer justified in leaving her husband and kids or not? It is argued that both parents are needed for a child to succeed in life and that separation is an act of cowardness. However, several readers also debate that Nora was justified in leaving Torvald and her kids. The mistreatment Nora constantly faced through offensive nicknames, her child-like mentality that made her unfit to take care of her children and her identity as a doll demonstrates her need to leave the Hemler household.
“Almost everyone who has gone to the bad early in life has had a deceitful mother...It seems most commonly to be the mother’s influence,though naturally a bad father’s would have the same result.”(Act I, A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen) In the book, A Doll 's House by Henrik Ibsen it is commonly believed that the character of the parent has a large impact on their children. In some cases, children have to pay for the sins of their parents because part of the parent lives on in the child after the parent 's death. Throughout the play, Nora is constantly reminded of the impact parents have on their children. Nora did not want to leave her children, but she felt she had to in order to preserve their future. This notion is supported by the
If drama is tension, then Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House must be an all-out war, with Ibsen taking on the role of a Realistic Period Patton. The play, first published in 1879, tells the story of Nora, a middle-aged house wife living in a society in which she has no rights or voice. However, with disregard to societal norms and the law, Nora forges her father’s signature to borrow money so that she and her family may go on a vacation that is responsible for saving her husband’s life. With Nora’s action unbeknownst to him, Nora’s husband, Torvald, fires the man from whom Nora loaned the money. Ibsen foreshadows, introduces, and resolves the conflict flowingly, leaving the reader in suspense throughout the entire play.
There is a real sense that Pecola cannot participate in traditions, or receive wisdom from previous generations, because her family life is so unhealthy. When her own body begins to change, she can only fear it. Her mother has not taken care to prepare her for those changes, in sharp contrast to Mrs. MacTeer, who has fully prepared ... ... middle of paper ... ...Pecola as an individual. She instead sees Pecola as an abstracted representative of a whole social class, a social class she hates, and consequently she was merciless and cruel to Pecola. While everyone continue to treat Pecola bad in every way, Pecola retreats further and further from the real world into madness.
As an outcast, Jane realizes at an early age how much class affects the behavior of people in society. Jane would be punished by Mrs. Reed regularly, which may have fueled her rebellious nature. A specific example would be when Jane was sent to the “red room” by Mrs. Reed as punishment for fighting with her son. This was the room where Mrs. Reed’s husband was found dead. This shows that Mrs. Reed had absolutely no respect for Jane as an individual as Mrs. Reed knew that Jane believed that the room was haunted.
Charlie then thinks of his aunt who abused him, causing him to get even more depressed. Child abuse is something that nobody should have to go through. Unfortunately, Charlie was victimized by his Aunt Helen and the thoughts haunt him to the point where he gets
For a child, having only one parent is tough but can be understood if that parent is missing due to divorce or death, as bad as those reasons are; yet the psychological effect for the child who is purposely betrayed then abandoned by a parent is devastating and can last a lifetime, affecting every future relationship. In this story, the father is that parent. Lau doesn’t give us the girl’s name. Perhaps it is symbolic of the girl’s feeling that she hates her body, and that she really is no good, as her mother said (160) and therefore she doesn’t deserve a name. She becomes a non-entity, a thing despised by her mother and herself.