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Ibsen's" A Doll House" and Gender Roles

Summary: Describes how in his play "A Doll's House," Henrik Ibsen portrays the genders role of nineteenth century women and men in society and in the household.
Throughout history there has always been a major gap between the roles of man and woman in society. Women of the times were faced with double standards, and harsh economic challenges. The role of a woman in society and household was inferior to that of a man. Men constantly had the upper hand over the rulings of society. "A Doll's House," by Henrik Ibsen portrays the genders role of nineteenth century women and men in society and in the household.

Torvald Helmer, Nora's husband, began a new job as bank manager. This new job would increase the family's fortune, and would make Nora's "perfect" life more enhanced. Nora does not have a job in the workforce since that was the man's role. Torvald even calls Nora pet names like "my sweet little lark" (Act 1, p.1) and "my squirrel" (Act 1, p.1). These...

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