THEME ANALYSIS ON HENRIK IBSEN “A DOLL’S HOUSE”

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THEME ANALYSIS ON HENRIK IBSEN “A DOLL’S HOUSE”

A Seminar Paper Presented to
Prof. SIMBULAN
Language Department
College of Arts and Sciences
ISABELA STATE UNIVERSITY
Echague, Isabela

In partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the course
ENGLISH 32

By
PEARL JOY VINLUAN

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION

* Statements of the problem
* Objectives of the Study
* Significance of the Study
* Scope and Limitations
* Definition of Terms

II. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

III. METHOD OF DEVELOPMENT

IV. SYNOPSIS OF THE STORY

V. SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

* Summary and Conclusion
* Recommendations

INTRODUCTION

The study of literature has two aspects; one, of simple enjoyment and appreciation; the other, of analysis and description. When we listen to a song that appeals to the ear or read literature that appeals to the heart, for the moment at least, we discover a new world, a world so difficult from ours that it seems to be a world of dreams and fancies. To analyze and explain them may be joyous but nevertheless, an important skill to develop. Our impulse to read and enjoy upon it is a universal one, answering a number of psychological needs that all of us, in certain moods and on certain occasion share. Such needs to be sure, vary greatly from individual to individual, for they are in turn, the product of our separate tastes, experiences and education. They also vary within each of us; they shift and alter as we change and grow. Enjoying Literature, however, means much more than getting pleasure from our reading. Enjoyment also includes understanding. Literature is a kind of mirror that enables us to see ourselves better and to understand what we see. When we read a character like Nora in “A Doll’s House”, realize that telling the truth will set her free and give her peace of mind. This kind of experience upon understanding literature is one of our greatest sources of...
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