• A Doll House - Response
    A Doll House Response A Doll House, a play written by Henrik Ibsen, begins on Christmas Eve at the Helmer’s residence. Torvald Helmer is promoted at the bank as a manager, thus he will be making more money and become more powerful. The news excites his wife Nora because she believes...
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  • Response Essay
    Analyzing a Theme 259 Response Essay Gary Soto’s short story, “The No-Guitar Blues,” tells about a boy trying to collect enough money to buy a guitar. The response essay below analyzes the story’s plot and character development to reveal the main theme. Beginning The beginning name...
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  • A Doll’s House and Top Girls
    A Comparative Essay of A Doll’s House and Top Girls Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls both are a pillar of critical writing about the society they were originally produced in and have a central theme of the oppression of women, which makes them great sources of...
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  • A Comparitive Study of Potrayal of Women in Henrik Ibsen’s a Doll’s House and August Strindberg’s Miss Julie
    A COMPARITIVE STUDY OF POTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN HENRIK IBSEN’S A DOLL’S HOUSE AND AUGUST STRINDBERG’S MISS JULIE The aim of our present study is to make a comparative study of women characters in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and August Strindberg’s Miss Julie from a naturalistic poi...
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  • Summer Reading Response: Mary Oliver
    Summer Reading Response AP Literature For my summer reading poet, I chose Mary Oliver. I find I relate better to the works of female authors and she was one of the only two on the list of options. After hearing phrases like “America’s best-selling poet” and “one of the best writers of t...
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  • Breaking the Mold: a Doll House Essay
    Breaking the Mold The pressure to conform to an ideal image is a reoccurring theme throughout literature and even in our culture today. In the highly repressive social climate of the Victorian Era, women, much like children, were seen rather than heard. The ideal Victorian woman is hardly descripti...
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  • A Doll House Essay
    Kevin Tejada Professor Day Intro to Literary Studies 2 April 2013 A Doll House Essay A large deal of controversy has arisen about the play A Doll House, written by Henrik Ibsen. The controversy argues whether Ibsen’s play is feminist or not. In the play, we are introduced to a woma...
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  • Doll House Study Guide
    A TEACHER’S GuidE TO THE SiGNET CLASSiCS EdiTiON OF HENRIK IBSEN’S A DOLL’s HOUsE by LAURA REIS MAYER S e r i e S e d i t o r S : Jeanne M. McGlinn and JaMes e. McGlinn both at UniverSity of north Carolina at aSheville  A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classics Edi...
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  • Doll House
    Women in a Doll’s House In a Doll’ House Ibsen makes it clear that women in that era had perceptions in society very different from men, almost as if being a play thing. The following essay will examine women’s relationship with men and their attempts to find their identity. In a Doll’s...
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  • A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen
    Ma. Jennifer S. Yap Dr. Sherwin Perlas World Literature January 14, 2012 A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen Translated by Rolf Fjelde I. Introduction During the late nineteenth century, women were enslaved in their gender roles and certain restrictions were enforced on them by a male dominant cu...
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  • Role of Minor Characters Within ‘a Doll House’
    Role of Minor Characters within ‘A Doll House’ The role of minor characters in a play is generally to assist or influence the central characters. In Henrik Ibsen’s play, ‘A Doll House’, such minor characters exist, who can change the outcome of the play. Mrs. Linde, a childhood friend...
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  • “a Doll’s Trifles” a Essay Comparing the Plays “Trifles” and “Dollhouse.”
    “A Doll’s Trifles” A essay comparing the plays “Trifles” and “Dollhouse.” Joshua Long...
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  • Doll House
    The Doll House Backlash: Criticism, Feminism, and Ibsen Author(s): Joan Templeton Source: PMLA, Vol. 104, No. 1 (Jan., 1989), pp. 28-40 Published by: Modern Language Association Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/462329 . Accessed: 04/10/2011 23:11 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your...
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  • A Doll House
    A Doll House A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen Analysis Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House makes the argument that above all, a successful marriage can only be based in trust, mutual honesty, and equality. Honesty and trust go hand in hand, and only when both parties are honest enough to trust each other...
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  • Literary Analysis of a Doll House
    Ruta Malsky Mrs. Blankenship English Comp. II 1 April 2013 “A Doll House: A Living, Breathing Controversy Due to Its Feminism” In 1879, Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen wrote the play A Doll House, which became known as one of his most revered works. The position of women was a strong socia...
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  • Close Reading Essay: Agamemnon
    | Aeschylus’ Oresteia: Agamemnon | Close Reading Essay| | | “Now you pass judgment! Exile from this land, the hatred of the people, public curses. But him! What charges did you ever bring against him? For all he cared he might as well have been killing an animal. Oh, he...
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  • A Personal Response to Marc Garneau’s “Canada Must Put the Planet’s Interests First” Essay
    A Personal Response to Marc Garneau’s “Canada Must Put the Planet’s Interests First” Essay Since moving to Canada, my parents occasionally took me out to see the beautiful outdoors where the flowers blossomed in the springtime sunlight, or where the fish danced in the clear river waters...
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  • The Doll House
    A Doll House Essay In Ibsen's "A Doll's House", there are many clues that hint at the kind of marriage Nora and Torvald have. It seems that Nora is a type of doll that is controlled by Torvald. Nora is completely dependent on Torvald.  Torvald’s thoughts and movements are Nora’s thoughts...
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  • Summary of a Doll's House
    Act One Summary From the opening of the play to the announcement of Dr. Rank's and Mrs. Linde's arrivals. It is Christmas Eve. Nora Helmer enters the house with packages and a Christmas tree. She pays the porter double what she owes him and eats some macaroons. Her husband, Torvald Helmer, come...
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  • Essay Writing
    The Essay Writing Process In Greek legend, the goddess of wisdom, Athena, was born fully armed from the head of Zeus. Unfortunately, this is the only recorded instance of instant wisdom. Especially in the medium of the written word, the communication of complex ideas is a process—a process that...
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