Womens Role in a Doll"s House

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Throughout the years the role of women has changed dramatically. It has gone from their rights to having a choice of what you want to do with you life to having a choice about abortion. But this wasn’t as easy in the early years. Many women suffered because they were being treated as object and not a human with feelings. Men treated their woman as they pleased. A Doll’s House by Henik Ibesen and A Rose For Emily by William Faulkner's both show us the role of women and the sacrificial role of women. They both show us the differences between social classes and the effects that it has to their surrounding. It also concerns about the position of women in society .Women had a right to develop their own individuality, but in reality, their role was often self-sacrifical. Women were not treated equal. Women could not conduct business or control their own money, for which they needed the authorization of the man who 'owned' them - husband, brother or father.

In A Doll's House, Nora at first appears to be a silly, selfish girl, but then we learn that she has made great sacrifices to save her husband's life and pay back her secret loan.
When a woman loves as Nora does, nothing else matters. She will sacrifice herself for the family. Her purpose in life is to be happy for her husband and children; to dance and to play. Torvald doesn't know what is real relationship means. And when he sees that because of Nora he needs to sacrifice his reputation and his career, he gave up. He wouldn't take the blame for her. Torvald issues decrees and condescends to Nora, and Nora must hide her loan from him because she knows Torvald could never accept the idea that his wife (or any other woman) had helped save his life. Only when he finds out that Nora won't be charged, he forgives her, and tries to keep her. But it is not going to help him because Nora realized that Torvald doesn't love
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