A Doll's House Essay | Compare and Contrast of Characters from "A Doll's House" and "Hedda Gabler"

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Compare and Contrast of Characters from "A Doll's House" and "Hedda Gabler"

Summary: Examines the credibility of the characters between "A Doll's House" and "Hedda Gabler."
Ibsen's plays are in depth analysis of what he perceives to be wrong with society. His ability to transcend the accepted social beliefs of the late nineteenth century is very apparent through the characters in his plays. The true nature of the characters in A Doll's House is masked by misleading first impressions, and isn't revealed until play progresses. The character of Nora is credible, though she initially comes of as childish and petty. Torvald is a realistic portrayal of the nineteenth century man; he thinks of Nora as a possession, and believes women are subservient to men. The characters in Hedda Gabler are credible, yet exaggerated examples of Ibsen's negative views in society. He presents Hedda as a monster created by society. He shows her as the worst possible result of what can happen when a person...

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