A Doll's House Critics

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Garland
Nora and Torvald's relationship is an unresolved battle for power
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Milett
Nora confronted every convention and masculine prejudice
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Demokraten
it was her inescapable duty to leave
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Koht
the play exploded like a bomb on contemporary life
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Telegraph
rotten morality
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Ledge
the play shows a critical scrutiny of the lives and values of the bourgeois class
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Joyce
Ibsen offers us a theatre of monstrous epiphany
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Archer
critics are no less flabbergasted when than Torvald when the doll takes off her masquerade dress
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Baruch
Nora is a rehabilitated eve who has courage to leave the garden in search for knowledge
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Johnston
Nora is a sexual creature who radiates and uses her sexual power
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Finney
in closing the door on her husband and children Nora opened the way to the turn of the century movement
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Lee
Nora realises she has always been controlled by other peoples desires and not her own
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Milett
victorian conventions caged Nora within a Childs toy structure
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Westgate
shook the foundations of fin de siecle domesticity
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Ibsen
women retire and die once they complete their duty propagating the human race
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Ibsen
new nobility of mind and will
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Yuhua
masculine power lost as a result of female ideological awakening
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Wollstonecraft
pleasing man at the expense of every solid virtue
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Ibsen
im not sure what women rights even are
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Collett
half teasing demon half saint
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Patmore
to please man is woman's pleasure
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Templeton
every woman's struggle with every man
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Woolf
killing the angel in the house
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Bradbrook
Nora's marriage was 8 years prostitution
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Nora confronted every convention and masculine prejudice

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it was her inescapable duty to leave

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the play exploded like a bomb on contemporary life

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rotten morality

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