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A Dolls house Language

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  • Submitted: 09/02/2005
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AS and A Level Henrik Ibsen

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A Dolls house Language

For this particular part of my A level drama coursework I have been studying as well as closely analysing the language spoken within the play "A Dolls House", written by Henrik Ibsen back in the 19th century. But many children and students are still reading this well known play, now in this modern day and age, with most if not all of them probably enjoying it. For this coursework I will be mainly looking at the following:

* Sub-text

* The dialect

* The usage of questions

* Poetic or finely tuned idiom

* The natural/unnatural speech

* The employ of metaphors or symbolism

* The convolution/simplicity of the language

* Sentence lengths, pauses and vocabulary used

* Any use of characteristics, phrases or specific words in general

* As well as any other lingo linked with the language in the play or used in the play itself.

Ever since reading the text in my own time I have, in many of my past lessons been discussing, acting and re-reading parts of the play as well as researching many other aspects to

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