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Dolls House, The Secondary Role of Women

Summary: Explores the secondary role of women in the play A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen. Describes how main character, Nora, struggles to define and support herself. Reveals how Nora spiritually grows as a person throughout the story.
The secondary role of women is an important theme in "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen. It gives basis and meaning to the origin of the plays title. In the late 18th century when the play was written women were expected to rely on men for means of life. In the play Nora was thought of as a child instead of as a wife. Also Nora had to rely on Torvald for money to take care of herself. Nora was equal to Torvald in means of rights as an individual.

When Nora was married to Torvald her treatment from her husband was not similar to how a husband and wife should act. Rather their marriage as like a child living under with their parents. When Nora gets ready for the party, like a child she was taught and forced to dance the tarantella...

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