A Doll's House Research Paper

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Consequently, Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House, added fuel to the fire that is the feminist movement. Ibsen’s character, Nora, illustrated the changes being made in society when at the end of the play she leaves her husband and responsibilities to become an independent person. Nineteenth-century Europe was changing slowly, but drastically, for women in terms of being able to vote, earn a degree, becoming physicians and lawyers, getting divorces, primary custody of their children, etc. Working class women found jobs in the domestic, industrial, and prostitution workforce, all of which treated them appallingly. Middle-class women had the money and time to be the angelic figure created by nineteenth-century European society by giving back to

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