A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen and Trifles by Susan Glaspell
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...Doll's House' (Ibsen, 1879): Nora seemed a silly, flighty young wife, happy to answer to Torvald: "Has my little spendthrift been wasting money again" (Act 1, p.1). Like a little bird, or small furry creature, needing protection, Nora was in agreement with him, repeating how happy she was, hiding her sweets because he did not permit her to have them. Her concern with money and wealth appeared materialistic, an impression overturned during exchanges with Mrs. Linde and Krogstad. The scrimping, saving and secret work, showed... English 102: Drama: 19 July 2007: Why 'A Dolls House' by Henrik Ibsen (1879) and 'Trifles' by Susan Glaspell (1916) Retain their Relevance and Significance in Society Today...