Marxism In A Doll's House Analysis

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Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” is a critique of an unequal society with its structured hierarchy of male dominance. The play seems to be a serious social commentary of the time period when it was written. The characters in the play bring four issues of power and control, ignorance and innocence, rebirth and social status. Ibsen created Nora’s character in doll’s house to represent that women of that time period was unaware of their situation in society but in play women were also taught to overcome their unawareness. As their was nurse to take care of their children so Nora was not taking care of her children so whenever she like to meet her children she meets them so Nora realizes at the end of the play that she is totally controlled by her husband and she doesn’t have the…show more content…
Marxist feminism is the theory, which explores human relation in the society such as sexuality, the domestic production, and the household. The oppression of women is not the result of deliberate action by one of individual, but the product of political structures, society, and economic life where the people live. Therefore, the purpose of Marxist feminism is to describe women‘s basic material weakness, the relations between model of production and women‘s status as well as implementing feminine theory and class on the role of the family. The issue of man‘s domination in economics is one of the important issues to be addressed. It is because the man in A Doll’s House is still a bias gender in the field of domestic work and the involvement of woman in the public sphere. Hence, the attention to the problems of gender equality is a very important thing to do. Then, through this research, the writer hopes that this research can be revealed to various things that cause the gender inequality in the household especially in economic terms that are represented in A Doll's House, and give the ways to overcome these
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