Everyone has to give up dependency on their parents, significant others, friends, and more in order to find happiness within themselves. By conveying this powerful message through Nora’s departure, it alters the audiences’ negative perceptions of her abandoning her family and creates a sense of sympathy for Nora instead. These realistic conflicts allow the audience to relate to Nora’s situation and gives the audience a chance to understand her struggles firsthand. Overall, it is clearly evident that the dramatic departure of Nora in A Doll House proves surprising endings can be significant in conveying the main theme of a story, as well as change the audiences’ init... ... middle of paper ... ...pective. Again, throughout the play, the audience was able to sympathize with Nora.
Living in a society where women were viewed as codependent on men, Henrik Isben’s character Nora Helman challenged this mentality. This story challenged the social and marital norms of men and women with a controversial conclusion. Some were critical of Isben’s ending so he wrote a different outcome that would have pleased audiences more but not have had such a powerful message. In Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, despite censorship and audience resistance, the original ending written by Ibsen is undoubtedly the best ending. In A Doll’s House, Nora experiences an epiphany that triggers development in her character.
The flaw with... ... middle of paper ... ...ying in a marriage since divorce was frowned upon during that era. Her decision was a succession for all expectations put on a woman and wife by society. The story A Doll?s House is believable. It stands for every marriage where equality never took place. Many women knew their social status and lived as they were meant to, but for the few that realized there was more to the world then the sheltered life they were living, broke free.
A wife hasn't a right to save her husband's life? I don't know much about laws, but I'm sure that somewhere in the books these things are allowed." Nora simply does not understand the ways of the world, and the final realization that she is in real danger of risking hers and her husband's reputation, and worse, makes her snap out of the childish dream she had been living. Kristine, Nora's childhood friend, is the wisdom and support Nora needs to grow up. Kristine is a woman who has been in the real world, unlike other wives of Torvald's friends.
She faces a very tragic experience when her h... ... middle of paper ... ...e you can share it with someone else. I feel that Mr. Mallard may have never found happiness within himself so therefore, Mrs. Mallard was unhappy. Mrs. Mallard allowed her husband to come before herself and allowed herself to be caught up in a loveless marriage. Although she did not have the courage to leave on her own, she did find a way out. But only if she would not have waited so long, she would have been able to have the freedom and peace that she longed for.
Joy Luck Club The stories of Suyuan and Jing-Mei Woo reveal some of Amy Tan's main themes in the novel. One important theme is that we must get to know and understand our parents in order to fully understand ourselves. June spends the first half of her life believing that she is a disappointment to her mother and has been unsuccessful in life. However, when she learns more about her mother's past and discovers that her mother is proud of her good heart and concern for others, she realizes that she has accomplished something by doing small things to the best of her ability. She learns that one does not have to be famous, or a genius, or greatly wealthy in order to be successful.
Mallard is unhappy with her marriage and feels as though she cannot fulfill her life while with her husband. This is evident when she suddenly feels relieved after hearing the news from her sister saying “Free, free, free!” (157). At first she tries to will the feeling away, but eventually welcomes it. This then leads to her discussing how she will go about the rest of her life now that her husband is ‘dead’. As an example, “There would be no one to live for during those coming years; she would live for herself.
We wanted them to be proud of us. In the story “Two kinds” written by Amy Tan she outlines a character named Jing-Mei who has a strict mother who seems to want to live out her dream through her daughter. She wanted her daughter to become this vivacious lively young lady with purity. Purity as in freedom to be the best that she can be. By definition purity can mean the freedom to do whatever one wants to do in spite of the standards placed on by society.
She anticipated what would be felt in the family when her situation became known; she was aware that no one liked him but Jane, and even feared that with the others it was a dislike which not all his fortune and consequence might do away.” This quote is superb as it shows how nervous Elizabeth is and how desperate she is for her family’s approval of the engagement. To have her true emotion of love completely masked (so she cannot “feel” it) by her anxiety shows just how much Elizabeth values her family and their opinion. This chapter displays each character in their own reaction to Elizabeth’s engagement. The reactions are each different and are eac... ... middle of paper ... ...n capitalized. This might be due to Mrs. Bennett’s less than educated reaction to the engagement.
... ... middle of paper ... ... and earns the treasure. In this occasion, Annie does not have any reward for getting the treasure. Her fight is actually against herself. She has to overcome on how she thinks about life. She has to change the way she treats others and herself; not based on her miserable life.