A Doll's House
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A Doll’s House
I believe that “A Doll’s House” could be updated because; most of the central ideas are still prevalent in today’s society. There are still women today that feel trapped by their marriages, still run away from their marriage’s leaving children behind, and still feel that it is important to do more then get married and have children.
One of the reasons that I feel that “A Doll’s House” could be updated is that many women of today still feel trapped by their marriages. Some women, I’m sure this might be more common in upper class societies, fell that they are not equal to their husbands, just like Nora felt. They don’t receive all of the prestige and praise that their husbands do, and they wonder what their role is in the marriage. Many women of today still feel like they are a “doll” with nothing of importance to do. They have nannies and babysitters that practically raise their children, and so they feel that
they don’t bring any real influence in raising their children. Just as Nora felt she didn’t have much influence in raising her children. Her husband even at one time was going to take her children away from her. In some cases all of these feelings can only be made worse if the wife in the marriage has no real college education. Then in this case she, is unable to get a job that is comparable to her husbands. This is exactly the problem that Nora had, and it was very frustrating to her. All these issues in today’s society can leave any women feeling trapped in her marriage just as Nora felt.
On another note, although it is a lot more common now if not even a more accepted part of today’s society, women still run away from their marriage leaving children behind. All thought it would not be as shocking today’s society as it was in Nora’s time, there are still many cases of a wife leaving her family. I sure that everyone knows somebody that this has happened to...
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