english discussion 36

Read the pages devoted to setting (1225-28) and tone/language/symbol (1228-29). Then read Henrik Ibsen’s masterful play, A Doll House.

Reflect on the portrayal of female characters in both TRIFLES and A DOLL HOUSE. What similarities do you find in the personalities of the women in both plays? What point do you think the respective playwrights are making about womanhood?