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Essay | Victorian Women: A Human Sacrifice

This student essay consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis of Victorian Women.
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Victorian Women: A Human Sacrifice

Summary: The essay is about the similarities in the experience of the characters in A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, to the victorian women.
"In herself the woman is nothing. The woman can only justify her presence on the earth by dedicating herself to others; through deliberate self-effacement, duty and sacrifice she will discover the identity and raison d'être of which, by herself, she is deprived" (Basch 5). Surrounded by such popular belief, the women of the Victorian age had to surrender their valuable possessions simply to avoid the wrath of the male dominated society. The female characters in A Dollhouse, by Henrik Ibsen, project that a woman was merely a self-sacrificing entity of society.

Nora, the main character, obsessively tries to please her father and her husband. In an attempt to be the perfect daughter and a perfect wife, she conforms to the established by the men and in turn loses her identity. Due to her initial faith in the superficial laws created by the men, Nora even...

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