Tuesday 7th October 2008
Writing Assignment #2
Choose two characters from the play and focus on their transitions
throughout the story. Where were they characteristically at the beginning,
middle and end of the play? Use specific references from the text.
In “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen, most characters undergo transitions that are
seen occurring between the beginning and the end of the play.
Nora’s character experiences the biggest transitions in the play without a doubt. This
is the most surprising change for the audience. The majority of it is revealed in the last
scene of Act Three.
At one point, she suddenly becomes serious and mature. Due to this, she becomes
conscious of her situation of what is going on and her naivety disappears. At first, her naive