A Doll's House Essay | A Doll House: Torvald's and Nora's Short Lived Relationship

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A Doll House: Torvald's and Nora's Short Lived Relationship

Summary: In A Doll House, Ibsen presents us with Torvald and Nora Helmer, a husband and wife who have been bonded by marriage for eight years and still have not come to truly understand each other. Although their unhealthy relationship has dragged on as a result of their willingness to exist in a situation of untruth that conceals their conflict, they are soon exposed to the truth leading to their separation. This rift in their relationship is caused by the couple's societal induced gender roles, reciprocation of control, the values of money and sexual oppression.
Lifelong relationships allow for individuality, bring out the best in both people, and invite personal growth. In A Doll House, Ibsen presents us with Torvald and Nora Helmer, a husband and wife who have been bonded by marriage for eight years and still have not come to truly understand each other. Although their unhealthy relationship has dragged on as a result of their willingness to exist in a situation of untruth that conceals their conflict, they are soon exposed to the truth leading to their separation. This rift in their relationship is caused by the couple's societal induced gender roles, reciprocation of control, the values of money and sexual oppression.

Society's image of a wife forces Nora to submit herself to Torvald. In a society dominated by the expectations of men, Nora is Torvald's "little songbird" entrapped in their marriage and...

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