Animal Imagery in A Dollís House
In many pieces of literary work, there are elements that are used to help develop the audiences understanding of characters and events. In the play A Dollís House * by Henrik Ibsen, animal imagery is used in the development of the main character, Nora. It is also later found that the animal imagery is a critical part in understanding who Nora is, and how other characters perceive her.
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imagery is critical in the character development for both of the main characters, Torvald and Nora, in showing how both of them perceive the other.
*A Dollís House appears in Sylvan Barnet, et al. , Introduction to Literature, 11th ed. (New York: Longman, 1997), 1061-1112. References to the plays are to this edition.
Ibsen, Henrik. ďA Dollís House.Ē An Introduction to Literature. Ed. Sylvan Barnet et al.
11th ed. New York: Longman, 1997. 1061-1112