Hedda Gabler Essay | Student Essay

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Ibsen Themes

Summary: Essay discusses the femal protaginist theme to "Hedda Gabler," "Ghosts," and "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen.


In "Hedda Gabler", "Ghosts" and "A Doll's House", all by Henrik Ibsen, contain a female protagonist who must find a way to get out of the life they have because their husband or father figure will not give up their priorities for love, because this is how the old society works.

In "Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler Tesman, wife of Jörgen Tesman, is left with nothing, not a family, nor a lover, just herself and Judge Brack. She urges on her secret love Ejlert Lövborg, to commit suicide, because if she can't have him, then she doesn't want anyone to have him.

HEDDA: No, wait!--I want you to take something of mine with you--as a token-- (She goes to the writing table, opens the drawer, and the pistol case. Goes back to LÖVBORG, carrying one of the pistols.) [...] HEDDA (Nods slowly): Do...

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