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  1. Noras Decision in A Doll's House

    Ibsen wrote the play 'A Doll's House' in the late 1800's when women's rights was a very controversial subject and the male dominated society was not yet ready to acknowledge women as equal counterparts.The antagonist of the play,'Nora' abandoned her husband and children without so much as a second thought...

  2. Analysis of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

    Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, by Ray Lawler was a ‘bottling’ performance. A highly effective use of lighting, set design, props and additional sensory stimulus; were powerful tools in creating a realistic production. The skilful use of the elements of drama; human context; language, movement, mood...

  3. A Doll's House Reaction Essay

    Reaction Paper on A Doll's House Reaction Paper on A Doll's House There has never been a shortage of literature with gender roles as a main topic, and A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen is one of the premier works on the subject. Known for being startlingly ahead of its time, this play holds a firm...

  4. A Doll House: English Analysis of Drama

    English: Analysis of Drama IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER: AN ANALYSIS OF NORA, THE MEN IN HER LIFE, AND HER NAVIGATATION TO INDEPENDENCE   The play, A Doll House, written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879, is considered a  landmark in drama for its portrayal of realistic people, places, and situations. Ibsen  confines his story to the middle class...

  5. Nora`s character

    Nora`s character at the beginning, the first impression about Nora is childish character that is willing to hid things and to easily lie. The audience first sees her as immature character, naive and superficial. She interacts with her husband at the same manner as a child and playfully. However, she...

  6. Names in House of Spirits

    Roseanna Murray English III– Period 7 August 20, 2008 The House of the Spirits By: Isabelle Allende Isabelle Allende’s The House of the Spirits is a novel which occurs during the twentieth century somewhere in Latin America. Allende focuses on a number of ideas through her use...

  7. A Doll House

    November 8, 2012 “A Doll House” “A Doll House” was written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879. In this play, there are a couple of themes that are apparent. Theme is defined as the universal truth the author seeks to illuminate through the work; the "moral" of the story. The first theme that I would like to shed...

  8. A Doll's House

    A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen My little skylark. My little squirrel. My pretty little pet. These are the condescending nicknames Torvald Helmer has for his wife Nora in Henrik Ibsen’s drama A Doll’s House. The nicknames manifest his dominance and inclination to superiority over Nora, whom he treats...

  9. Analysis of "A Dolls House"

    Discuss what effect the playwright's transformation of historical reality has on an audience. Henrik Ibsen's widely regarded work, A Doll's House, was first introduced in 1879 as a theatrical presentation of human rights. Today, Ibsen's work remains as such, although often conveyed as more focused...

  10. Gender Roles in a Doll House

    Gender Roles in A Doll House Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House is a three act play filled with secrets, blackmail, and heartbreak. The plot involves a faltering marriage built on a happy facade, but no true love. Nora, the wife in the marriage, is repeatedly referred to by her husband as a “twittering lark”...

  11. Anna Karenina and A Doll's House: Feminist and Marxist Critisism

    Introduction At the time Anna Karenina and A Doll’s House were written, both published around the 1870s, Russian women were primarily under the control of their fathers and husbands. For this very reason, marriage was, in a way, a career goal for Russian women at that time. This feeds into the marxist...

  12. A Doll House - Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

    nineteenth century. “ A Doll House” is one of the clearest portraits of women’s lives in this era in which they have to struggle with many challenges to identify themselves and to see the value of individuals. Nora, who is being suppressed in her own house and representing as a doll, a decoration. However...

  13. Bgberg

    Erik Terluin Inge Fink 03 October 2007 Introduction to Drama Ibsen Journal Assignment In Ibsen’s, “The Doll House”, Ibsen follows the classic Realism blueprint. First in realism the writer follows a Darwinist approach to his characters. What is meant by this is that their heredity and character...

  14. A Doll House

     "A Doll House" Conrad N.Torres ENG/125 April 17, 2012 Dr. Ray Garubo Controversial of its time, “A Doll House” presented on stage a subject that was not socially accepted, was shunned, and not publically discussed. This dramatization of real life was portrayed by Ibsen in such an artistic manner...

  15. A Doll's House: Bondage and Freedom

    A Doll's House: Bondage and Freedom Sharon Cook ENGLISH/125 February 6, 2012 Dr. Natasha Whitton A Doll's House: Bondage and Freedom Mention the word “Barbie” ("En.wikipedia.org"), and most women who have...

  16. Bobo Doll Experiment

    Running head: Bobo Experiment Pedro Plata Psychology 1/30/13 The bobo doll experiment is a well-known experiment brought up by Albert Bandura, a psychologist who studied observation learning. This experiment is basically to see patterns of behavior combined with aggression. He believed that...

  17. Reaction Paper: Drama

    Reaction Paper- Fiction: Drama Kimmie Pulse Eng/125 Dr. Alexander Perez A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen In reading this play my first thought in seeing the title I assumed the play was about a doll house. In reality the title had more to do with the life of Nora Helmer. The title represents Nora’s...

  18. The Complexity of Cognitive Learning

    with social environment. CBT provides explanations for behaviors that are individualistically unique, such as innate aggression, motivation, and reactions to fears as well as behaviors brought on by environmental factors and stressors, especially when extreme. This theory provides explanation for severe...

  19. The Rate of a Reaction: Chemistry

    of a Reaction The area of chemistry that deals with the rate or speed of chemical reactions is known a chemical kinetics. The word “kinetic” is derived from the Greek name kinitikos that means movement or motion. In the present context, the kinetic means the reaction rate or rate of a reaction that is...

  20. Matryoshka Dolls

    Matryoshka Dolls By: Jen Morin September 20, 2010 Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for musc-199 The Glory of Arts in Russia Page # 1 Russian nesting dolls or Matryoshka “in Russian” can be described as little dolls made out of wood that decrease in size and stack within one...

  21. In My Mother's House

    In My Mother’s House Analysis of the Story The book entitled “In My Mother’s House” written by Jomi Cham, is about the difficult relationship of a mother and a daughter in a traditional Chinese household in the Philippines. It tells about the story of Nina who wanted to be loved by her mother and...

  22. The Fragile Bird and the Barbie Doll

    Marge Piercy's "Barbie Doll". Both stories will describe two comparisons of two suicides notes about young girls. In "Suicide Note" written by Janice Mirikitani, the young girl feels pressure that she has let down her parents possibly by not having perfect grades and in "Barbie Doll" written by Marge Piercy;...

  23. Manliness Leads to Hostility and Aggression

    'A View From the Bridge' is a play set in Brooklyn in the 1950's, written by Arthur Miller. Manliness, hostility and aggression are very important throughout 'A View From the Bridge'. The play clearly shows how manliness can easily lead to hostility and progress to aggression. The play centers around...

  24. The Miracle Worker - Essay

    The Miracle Worker This is a play of William Gibson and it is set in 1880’s at the Keller’s homestead located in Tuscumbia, Alabama. This play is about a girl called Helen. When she was a baby she suffered a kind of illness that rendered her deaf and blind. As a consequence of her inability, her...

  25. Pygmalion and Dolls House

    Stepping Stones of Oppression from Social Classes in Pygmalion and A Doll’s House The difference that separates humans from animals is the ability to make our own decisions and not be guided by simple instinct. People can choose who they are, what they want, and who they will become; humans are independent...

  26. House Money Effect

    the term House Money Effect.This paper will try to explicate on what is House Money Effect and associate it with other behaviors observed and analyzed by other theories.In addition to this, we provide some results on a small survey carried out by the authors and our very own survey based on House Money...

  27. A Study of Behavioural Issues

    For Watson, emotional development is made up of diverse parts; of building a group of interconnecting reactions through conditioning from simpler reactions; for example a newborns' unlearned reactions of fear, rage, and love can be conditioned through the process of various stimuli. The so-called Little...

  28. bobo doll

    Background Bandura et al created the “bobo doll” experiment in which children were shown adults displaying aggressive behaviour towards a doll, in real life scenarios and through media e.g cartoon. The purpose was to observe how the children acted towards the doll after watching the violence, and to what...

  29. A Doll's House

    Ahead of Her Time The play, A Doll’s House, by Henrik Ibsen, encourages the discussion of women’s rights during the Victorian era. This play was ahead of its time; and considered particularly scandalous because it defied the Victorian values of family life, and politeness largely held by those living...

  30. The Toy Topic

    a violent videogame include: children’s toy choices, aggressive versus neutral, teacher reports, self-reports, projective tests of aggression and reactions when provoked. Study results vary tremendously, but some seem to show an increase in aggressive behavior directly after playing violent games (Wolock...

  31. A dolls house

    Living in A Dolls House Imagine living completely undermined by the values of society, never being able to manage your own life, and being compelled to live devalued by husband, household and business life. Henrik Ibsen portrays this idea through his play, A Doll’s House. With the intent to change...

  32. A Dolls House Henrik Ibsens Revolutionary Play

    A Doll's House was written by Henrik Ibsen. It was first performed in 1879 at the Danish Royal Theatre where many people were shocked and cried out in indignation. Indeed, this play does not look like the traditional and romantic drama the audience was used to. Actually, Ibsen added new elements which...

  33. Symbolism in 'A Doll House'

    Symbolism in A Doll House Author Margaret Trudeau once said, “I can’t be a rose in any man’s lapel” (“I Can’t Be”). This quote expresses exactly what was going through many women’s minds during the 1800’s in Norway. Women had let their husbands control their lives for ages before the 1800’s. Soon, they...

  34. Comparison and Contrast to A Doll House

    Comparison and Contrast to A Doll House In “A Doll House” by Isben Nora and Torvald’s speech patterns point to Nora’s Childish behavior. Nora speaks in a very childish manner. She uses the word “Pooh” as a way of saying “whatever” in a conversation of much importance. She is using a childish word...

  35. 1960

    separate but equal played an important role for education. Did you know that women were asked to leave their home to serve for our country during the 1960’s?” These were some of my grandfather thoughts when I asked to interview him regarding his 20’s.There are many differences from fifty years ago compared...

  36. Feminism in a Doll House

    Feminism in A Doll House In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House Nora Helmer is a prime example of a woman’s role in the 19th century, that being that she was more for show than anything else. Nora’s husband, Torvald, treats his wife like a living doll and uses pet names for her rather than...

  37. To Kill Mocking Bird

    her • Still alive • Arthur • Father very hard on him; lack of affection   Tree – in front of the Radley house knot hole Scout finds gum They find pennies, dolls, string, watch, knife, and medal At first think some child’s hiding place. Jem begins to think it might be Boo. They decide...

  38. Ellen Foster

    recurring theme, growing up, depicted through many events over the course of this girl^s childhood. This growing up theme is evident through the experiences she has, as well as the many hardships she faces. Ellen^s awkward situation of two dead parents forces her to lose her innocence at a young...

  39. A Doll House and Ghosts – Compare/ Contrast

    Men often entrap females into oppressive roles in society. In Henrik Ibsen's A Doll House, Torvald Helmer treats his wife Nora as a doll; whereas in Ghosts, Pastor Manders believes Mrs. Alving should be a trophy wife and protect her dead husband's reputation. Both Torvald and Manders brainwash Nora and...

  40. Henrik Ibsen’s. A Doll's House and Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis

    while others are smaller. In some cases people can solve problems easily; however some people cannot solve them at all. In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Franz Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” the main characters, Nora and Gregor, find themselves in situations that they are ill-prepared to cope with. Even...

  41. Comparing and Contrasting Ibsen's 'A Doll House' and Moliere's 'A School for Wives'

    Compare and contrast the representations of gender roles and responsibilities in A Dolls House and School for Wives A Doll’s House (Ibsen, 1879) and The School For Wives (Moliere, 1662) mirror each other in many ways including the realistic nature of both plots through the portrayal of everyday, ordinary...

  42. A Doll's House

     In the play, “A Doll’s House”, by Henrik Ibsen, Nora’s entire life was a construct of societal values and norms and the expectations of others, especially her husband’s. Until and unless she goes to the acknowledgment that her life is a sham, she spends entire life in a fantasy world. In this fantasy...

  43. Miss Julie/a Dolls House

    2) Miss Julie/ A Dolls house DFK 120 Erene Oberholzer 11045231 Dr. M. Taub 4 September 2012 In this essay two plays, Miss Julie written by August Strindberg, and A Dolls House written by Hendrik Ibsen will be compared and concerns such as gender, identity and class will be contextualized. The...

  44. Guys and Dolls

    Guys and Dolls: Religion vs. Gambling The subject of religion vs. gambling in America is much the same today as it was in the 1950’s. The most noticeable difference is only reflected in that gambling is now regulated and somewhat legal. In the play Guys and Dolls, gambling was initially considered...

  45. own vs rent house

    .......... 12 Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Mortgages, Housing, and the American Dream: Do We Really Need to Own Our Homes?15 Thursday, May 28, 2009 Houses, Costs, and Uncertainty ................................................................................................. 19 Thursday, May 28, 2009 ...

  46. doll house

    Gender Roles in A Doll House Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House is a three act play filled with secrets, blackmail, and heartbreak. The plot involves a faltering marriage built on a happy facade, but no true love. Nora, the wife in the marriage, is repeatedly referred to by her husband as a “twittering lark”...

  47. Barbie Doll Revolutionized Toy Industry

    Barbie Doll Revolutionized Toy Industry By Belem Ramos From left, Cherity and Amanda Pierce display their Barbie collection. Photo by Sandra Pierce. Flashy clothes, the perfect boyfriend, a Corvette, Ferrari, full size apartment with beautiful furniture and a boat. She's the woman who has everything...

  48. The Average Freshmen Year.

    since that thundering boom I thought scared us all only scared ME. It was actually a light tapping. Almost a plea for no one to be home so that Lynn S. could go back to her room satisfied that she tried all and got nothing. Not a single soul could escort her to the Prom themed party. As soon as she said...

  49. A Dolls House Drama Coursework

    Drama Cousework 20% A/S Compare The Ways Ibssn Presents Nora In “A Doll’s House” With The Ways Hardy Presents Tess In “Tess Of The D’Urbervilles” In the Victorian era many woman were thought of by men as mere objects. Women...

  50. Perspectives Of Marriage In Literary Work - A Dolls House And Pride And Prejudice

    Perspectives of Marriage In Literary Work In A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen, and in Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice marriage is a major theme. It is a theme not always about love but about money, appearance, and self worth. This theme of marriage directly ties these two stories together and it also...

  51. Nora from A Doll House - Childish

    there was a lack of respect for women, along with the reality that women did not work or contribute to the family’s funding. In Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll House”, Nora displays acts of extreme immaturity and irresponsibility, comparable to that of a child. Nora clearly had no sense of the value of money,...

  52. How Has the Role of Women in Society Changed from the 1950's and What Has Contributed to This Change?

    changed from the 1950’s and what has contributed to this change? Halle Craig 1,504 Words Honors US History, Kevin Keely Douglas County High School May 2010 A. Plan of Investigation How has the role of women in society changed from the 1950’s and what has contributed...

  53. Objectifying the Doll in a House of Men

    within the past few centuries men have begun to call women their "dolls". Is this merely an innocent pet name, or does it represent the ideology that men hold regarding women, dismissing them as mere toys for their amusement? In A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen uses symbolism to establish the consistent underlying...

  54. A Doll House

    Final Essay: A Doll House The main characters name is Nora Helmer. She is married to a bank manager named Torvald. In the early years of their marriage just after their first child, Torvald becomes ill. Doctors say that he will not live unless he goes abroad immediately. Nora takes it upon herself...

  55. A Dolls House

    The Greatest Miracle of All A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, is considered to be a feminist play that reflects the marital relationship in the 19th century. Furthermore, this play is an important work of the naturalist movement in which real events and situations are performed on stage using easy, everyday...

  56. The Noise the House Made- Coral Hull

    THE NOISE THAT THE HOUSE MADE- CORAL HULL. I have decided to comment on ‘The Noise That the House Made’ by Coral Hull because of its ability to evoke such an unnerving response in the reader. The poem describes experience with severe family difficulties and a challenging upbringing. The poem sheds...

  57. A Dolls House

    A Dolls House Do you think there are some characters in the work whose chief role is to convey cultural values? Torvald Helmer as the representation of cultural values in the 19th century ‘A Dolls House’by Henrik Ibsen is a realism showing of a stereotypical marriage in the 19th century. Torvald...

  58. Divorce

    perhaps none so affected as children. Because of their innocence and immaturity, children are unable to process stressful events as adults are. Their reactions and behavior can range from subtle to explosive. The purpose of this paper is to provide research that illuminates that various facets of impact...

  59. a doll's house

    “A Doll’s House”, written by Henrik Ibsen, focuses on two themes that was present back in the time where the play was written and played, in 1879, Norway. Those two themes are focused on the social lies and the duties, which are the basics of the institution inside the household (doll house). Torvald...

  60. Quizes

    development. c. motor skills on physiology. d. motor skills on cognitive development. 8 of 15 _____ allow(s) young children to learn more from mature humans during social interaction and develop(s) sometime around their first birthday. a. Social referencing b. Joint attention c. Following another...