What is the role of Doctor Relling in the play The Wild Duck by Ibsen?

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The character of Dr. Relling in this masterful play seems to have two principal roles. Firstly, he is one of the very few characters in the play who seems able to see the world around him for what it really is, without being tainted by personal prejudice or illusion. This is why he recognises implicitly that Hjalmar's "life-lie" is so important to hm that it must be...

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