Unni Langas points in her article, “What did Nora do? Thinking gender with A Doll’s House” (2005) helped to strengthen my first view on the play. The main point in her article is that she wants people to see the play more as a story about a woman gaining in personal development and courage rather than gender roles in a society mostly male dominated. At the end of the play, she wants reade...
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... continuum of time; however, it is enough time for me to change thoughts and opinions on this play. In the beginning, I viewed Nora in a different light than when I reread it a second time. Two different scholarly articles back up both of my views though in how I took the play. In the end, I challenge readers to possibly pick up one of those pieces of literature they had to read a while back. By rereading it a second time, their views could be changed or warped into something completely different. Why not give it a second chance?
Kennedy, X.J., Gioia, Dana, and Revoyr, Nina. Literature for life.
Langås, U. (2005). What Did Nora Do? Thinking Gender with A Doll's House. Ibsen Studies, 5(2), 148-171. doi:10.1080/15021860500424254
Tufts, C. (1986). Recasting A doll house: narcissism as character motivation in Ibsen's play. Comparative Drama, 20140-159.
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