When the play “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen was first performed, society was much different, and the play shocked many people. Today we don't have quite the same problem, but a deeper look at the "meaning" of the play reveals that it is about problems themselves, not a specific issue. Perhaps a play about gay parenting, internet privacy, or AIDS in the workplace can strike chords of concern in our contemporary audience, and
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care of the home. A women of this century might be taken aback by the idea that a mother left her children, and yet at the same time yearn for her own dreams to get fulfilled. She might secretly long to be as bold as Nora. Or she might want to tell Ibsen that Torvald was indeed a good man, and got hurt by Nora's stupid actions, and that Nora does not represent most women.