• Understanding the Doll of the House
    Aliya Alley Prof. Lowell English 1020 8 November, 2009 Understanding the doll of the house Henrik Ibsen portrayed characters of the play A Doll’s House as multifaceted and very ambiguous. He created an intricate plot where every layer that opens to us reveals different sides of each...
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  • WA Paper on A Doll's House
    Malika Buzaubayeva Mrs. Cox-Vineyard IB English IV Word Count: 1,239 WA Paper – “A Doll’s House” The Doll In the play “A Doll’s House” by Henrick Ibsen, the main character is portrayed as a doll in her husband’s life and has no other significance in her household than being a toy. All her...
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  • Coraline
    movie in 2009. Written by Neil Gaiman, the book was published in 2003 as juvenile fiction. Gaiman’s twisted ingenious mind has even frightened adult readers. This creepy fairy tale clearly draws much of its inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. What started out as a children’s novel became...
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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 woman named...
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  • Peeking Inside a Doll House
    ------------------------------------------------- A Moment May Come, a Word May be Spoken: ------------------------------------------------- Peeking Inside A Doll House ------------------------------------------------- Setting the Stage In his 1877 play, The Pillars of Society, one of Henrik’s Ibsen’s protagonists...
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  • Play Evaluation
    assignment. Complete a worksheet for each play. Write two to five-sentence answers to each of the questions on the worksheet except where longer responses are indicated. |Literary Conventions and Devices Table ...
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  • Short Story
    squirmed and screamed, but eventually she stopped. She lied there like an inanimate object. She was simply no more. The parents were at friends house having dinner. It was a joyous occasion for the family, for the father had just received a huge promotion. They were out with his boss and his wife...
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  • The Use of Foils in Understanding Nora Helmer
    A Doll’s House The Use of Foils in Understanding Nora Helmer In the Norwegian play A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen manages to use a number of characters as foils to make the audience understand Nora Helmer and her actions. The play’s first page confirms the title by showing the reader how patronized...
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  • A Critics Opinion of a Doll's House
    Destiny Maxfield Mrs. Collar Engl. 1302 19 November 2012 A Critic’s Opinion of A Doll’s House In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House many views could be seen from both sides of the gender world. Critics will argue about the true meaning of the story and why Ibsen wrote the story. The main points of the...
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  • The Crucible Act Ii Study Guide
    Act II 1. What does the reader learn about the Proctors’ marriage through the discrepancy between what John Proctor does before he sees his wife and when he talks to her? John comes into the house, tastes the stew and adds seasoning. At dinner he compliments her seasoning of the meal. This lie shows...
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  • A Tale of Two Cities: Character Analysis; Sydney Carton.
    Carton about Lucie but his response shows no care for her at all. “If a girl, doll or no doll, swoons within a yard or two of a man’s nose, he can see it without a perspective-glass. I pledge you, but I deny the beauty. And now I’ll have no more drink; I’ll get to bed.” The reader sees that he quickly changes...
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  • “a Doll’s Trifles” a Essay Comparing the Plays “Trifles” and “Dollhouse.”
    patriarchal perspective, opening the way for the female protagonists and complimentary characters in Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles” and Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” to make us rethink those gender roles through the events that occur during the plays and through their own complexity, providing interesting points...
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  • “Girl” & Barbie Doll
    society. As suggested by the popular Barbie doll created by Mattel, the idealized image of a woman in our patriarchal society is one who takes care of the home and is flawlessly beautiful with perfect skin, long legs, small waist, and slender figure. The Barbie doll is used as a tool for patriarchy in that...
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  • The Doll's House
    “spiritual reassessment or moral reconciliation” evident in the ending of The Doll’s House? British novelist Fay Weldon suggests, “The writers, I do believe, who get the best and most lasting response from their readers are the writers who offer a happy ending through moral development.” By this she means...
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  • Analysis of "A Doll's House"
    Metaphor Analysis | | Metaphors: Doll in a doll's house In Act 3, Nora tells Torvald that both her father and Torvald have treated her like a doll-child, with no opinions of her own, and have only played with her. Both men, she says, have committed "a great sin" against her in discouraging...
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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 of Nora, the...
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  • The Doll’s House”
    Interactive Notes on “The Doll’s House” by Katherine Mansfield Grades 11 and 12 SUMMARY The Burnell’s three daughters are given a doll’s house from their houseguest, Mrs. Hay. The three girls, Isabel, Lottie, and Kezia find this doll house to be awesome, and are excited to tell their friends about...
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  • American Dreams
    portray, the idea of keeping up with the Joneses has not died out. If you see your neighbor wheeling a brand new sixty - inch television in his or her house, it is doubtful that anyone would not want to have that sort of a possession. Not everyone will go out and buy a new television because of this, but...
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  • Dolls House
    Kate Godfrey Professor Hynes 7 Feb 2013 Final Draft A Doll’s House Marriage: a bond between two loving people, who commit to each other through thick and thin, and for better or worse. This idea of love and happiness is a common and often desired wish for many people who seek to fulfill...
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  • Doll House Study Guide
    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 Edition of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House TABLE OF CONTENTS An Introduction...
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