Category: A Doll’s House

Henrik Ibsen

An Overview of Henrik Ibsen: Norwegian playwright and poet Henrik Ibsen (1828 – 1906) created twenty-six plays and a volume of poetry. He is noted for his nationalistic spirit and for exploring Europe’s social problems during the 1800s. Critics both past and present have praised his realistic approach to drama and his well-developed characters. He […]

“A Doll’s House” Nora Helmer’s Monologue

In this definitive scene, the naïve yet often contriving Nora has a startling epiphany. She once believed that her husband was a proverbial knight in shining armor, and that she was an equally devoted wife. Through a series of emotionally draining events, she realizes that their relationship and their feelings were more make believe than […]