English: Analysis of Drama
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER:
AN ANALYSIS OF NORA, THE MEN IN HER LIFE,
AND HER NAVIGATATION TO INDEPENDENCE
The play, A Doll House, written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879, is considered a
landmark in drama for its portrayal of realistic people, places, and situations. Ibsen
confines his story to the middle class. He writes of a society that is limited not only by its means of livelihood but also its
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In A Doll House Nora discovers herself disenfranchised and disembodied by her
father's/husband's name. This only occurs by virtue of her inner resolve and the
inherit flaws Ibsen has given to the male characters of the play. She finally rejects both her father and husband and affirms her ambition to write her own destiny.
Ibsen, Henrik. A Doll House . Drama: A HarperCollins Pocket Anthology. ed. R. S. Gwynn. New York: HarperCollins. 1993. 153-212.