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It's a Dolls Life

Advantages: complex characters
Disadvantages: felt a bit suffocated whilst reading

A Doll House was the first of Ibsen's plays to create such a HUGE sensation and I think it is now perhaps his most famous play. It is my favourite Ibsen play. At the time when it was published, the play was highly controversial due to it's blatent critici ...

twingkelingstar 24.05.2008 · Read full review
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could you live in a dolls house?

Advantages: good plot, reflects society at the time
Disadvantages: studying it is tedious

...remember reading this play in college and had to do a piece of coursework based on this play as part of my English Literature course. Whilst having to study the play, I did not really enjoy this play. Whilst I do love to read and pick out points and the ...

irachx 25.01.2011 · Read full review
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Living in a Doll's House.

Advantages: A great feminist play written by a man.
Disadvantages: none,

When Ibsen created a Doll’s House he aimed to create it in a certain way. This structure was known as the well made play. Here are some examples of the format of the well made play and by looking at this list it is clear that A Doll’s House is ...

Joeyjoe 24.05.2004 · Read full review
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Intelligently executed

Advantages: A better understanding of Victorian thought
Disadvantages: n/a

This play was a pioneer of its time. It was created in the Victorian age, where women where submissive to their husbands, and children only spoke when spoken to. However, this play explored these themes and dealt with them with great care and thought. ...

Colzie 26.03.2001 · Read full review
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The opinion is better than the play

Advantages: It's short
Disadvantages: he plot, characters, writing etc

...The titel only applies because of the plays absolutly abysmal nature. Do not even bother reading this play. It is one of the most boring things I have ever had the misfortune to read. While I will conceed that it is a feminist play and hence the forerun ...

Telute 20.10.2000 · Read full review
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