Rationale In A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen

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Rationale Part 3 of the Language and Literature course, named “Literature - texts and contexts,” has been focused on evaluating literature from a contextual and stylistic framework. In our classroom, we’ve focused much of our time on reading A Doll’s House, a play written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879. The play, set within the Victorian Era, lay an insight into many facets and innate flaws of society. I have decided to focus my written task on the societal notion and perspective on marriage, and its transition through the course of the play. To do so, I wrote a diary entry through the perspective of the play’s main character, Nora, to show clearly her voice and her tone and how over time, she became aware of her position and situation as a female member of this society and her role in marriage. In writing a diary entry, I plan to write the text in three main parts, separated chronologically from acts one to three. In doing so, I will be able to show clearly an understanding of the connection between context and the occurences within the story itself. I will also write in a format such that over time, Nora’s vernacular changes according to her attitude within that act.…show more content…
I just cannot forget it. It is my eternal responsibility to avoid Torvald from getting to know this. More importantly, I will have to distance myself from the children. Thankfully, our Maid, a wonderful woman who too had left her husband was there to take care of them. She would become the mother I could never be, simply because of my mistake of forgery. Regardless, Torvald can never find out. If he does, imagine what he would think of me. A woman doing something for her husband? Me, dealing with money and finance? This entire notion of my responsibility is simply absurd for today’s day and age. I don’t know why, but things are how they are. As a woman, it is simply my duty to do the best I can to ensure Torvald doesn’t find
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