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The Effect of Exposition in "A Doll's House"

Summary: An examination of the strength of exposition in Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House", and its effect of engaging the audience. Discusses the effect of the opening act on the audience, the techniques used and how the world of the play is created.
The exposition of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" masterfully sets up the rest of the play. Ibsen introduces us to the world of the play through his careful attention to the details of the set and the interactions between characters. The characters of Nora and Torvald are strongly developed in the first scenes with strong allusions to later character development. Early on the crucial themes of money and gender roles are introduced to the audience. Finally Ibsen has expertly kept the audiences attention by creating tension through the strong use of dramatic irony.

From the opening scene of the play, through the title as well as the intricate set construction, we get an immediate impression on the world of the play. The title itself, "A Doll's House", conveys imagery of delicate and fragile world of comfort. The title also alludes to the...

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