An Analysis of Ibsen’s Play

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An Analysis of Ibsen’s play "A Doll’s House” & George Bernard Shaw’s play " Pygmalion" According to the Feminist theory Introduction: The feminist theory is concerned with the ways in which literature reinforce or undermine the economic, political, social, and psychological oppression of women. This school of theory studies how parts of our culture are dominated by males. Much of feminist theory also focuses on analyzing gender inequality and the promotion of women's interests. Feminist theories first emerged as early as 1792. It appeared in many literary works and was aiming at changing the world by encouraging gender equality. Purpose of the Research The purpose of this research was to analyze tow of the most important plays in the 19th &20th century which deal with the theme of feminism and through this analyze we get to know more about the feminist theory and the conditions of women under the suppression of a male dominated society. Statement of the Problem The problem presented in this research is to identify the feminist theory and how it was represented and reflected in some literary works like Ibsen’s play "A Doll’s House" and play George Bernard Shaw "Pygmalion" .Also analyzing the two plays to know about the female conditions in the 19th and the 20th century. Significance of the Problem It is an urgent thing that students should identify the feminism and the feminist theory and how they appeared in many literary works to reflect the women harsh social conditions and to call for change. Methods and Procedures A brief review of the literature related to the research at the beginning, the meaning of feminism as general was demonstrated. Then, the meaning of the feminist theory and the history of it and how it was appeared in the literary works were conducted. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE Wikipedia
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