The A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

analytical Essay
626 words
626 words

A Doll’s House

The A Doll House is a play written by Henrik Ibsen and was based on the life of one of his really good friends named, Laura Kieler. Since Ibsen wrote the play in 1879, A Doll ’s House has been constantly re-interpreted in large and small theaters, on film and TV throughout the world. It has become of the most famous European plans and in less than 130 years it has acquired a rich and controversial afterlife (Siddall 75). This play is about a woman that leaves her husband and children behind to discover who she really is in life and what “she” wants as an individual woman. This play was written in the late 1800’s and was written based on the critical views of what a marriage was based on. The themes that are reflected in this play are about marriage and what it was based on and viewed as in that specific time period, lies and deceit, and the roles that men and women played.

One theme that was reflected in A Doll’s House is marriage and how it was viewed in that specific time period. Marriage was a very sacred and personal thing. If a married couple were having pro...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that a doll's house is a play written by henrik ibsen and was based on the life of one of his really good friends named, laura kieler.
  • Explains that marriage was sacred and personal in a doll's house. the 1857 matrimonial causes act allowed ordinary people to divorce.
  • Explains that divorce was unheard of, but was frowned upon back in the 1900's. women were expected to get married and have children; if they weren't married, they were looked upon as not being good enough.
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