The Woman Warrior Henrik Ibsen Analysis

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A Comparison of A Doll’s House and The Woman Warrior There are numerous works that have inspired women to change the world around them as they knew it. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen and The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston have both impacted women’s perspectives all over the world. The challenges that female protagonists took throughout both piece is immaculate, and their changes are significant to their plots. The struggle for the equality of women amongst men is depicted with details in both works. Because of the books’ powerful female characters, calls for revolution of women were widespread and on the rise. The Woman Warrior and A Doll’s House compare because their authors made female characters throughout both works challenge the norms of society through feminism, identity, and sexism. First and foremost, Ibsen tackles women 's rights as a matter of importance in A Doll’s House, but it was not intentional. He successfully created the dramatic argument that continues to this day; that of feminism. “Ibsen’s work and its uses demonstrate the full range of lived experience that defined modern rebellion and it reminds us that theatre and drama played a central role in making that rebellion visible and available to a wide…show more content…
Nora is oppressed by a variety of "tyrannical social conventions." Ibsen in his A Doll 's House depicts the role of women as subordinate in order to emphasize their role in a masculine society. “A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws flamed by men with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view” (Forward 1). Nora is oppressed by the manipulation of her husband, which was seen as a very typical relationship in that society. Due to her husband being a man that is overly concerned about his reputation, it causes him to overlook her feelings and not consider her
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