Peer Gynt Questions and Answers

Peer Gynt

Having run off with the bride, Ingrid, Peer has incurred a heavy fine from the villagers. Because he is in hiding, it is his mother Ase who must pay this fine. She does so, but it leaves her with...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2008 9:49 am UTC

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Peer Gynt

It seems he mainly wrote it in order to explore Scandinavian myths of old, and to create a beautiful fantasy to be read. From the eNotes introduction: Henrik Ibsen wrote Peer Gynt in 1867. He...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2007 2:19 am UTC

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Peer Gynt

Peer's Call to Adventure might be seen as his first anti-social act that initiates his journey: the stealing of the bride. With this impulsive act, he essentially "burns his bridges" and starts the...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2010 11:10 pm UTC

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Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt is a five-act play by Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. To understand the importance of the forest, you must understand the 19th century shift in the arts, from the Romantic movement to...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2016 3:08 pm UTC

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Peer Gynt

Here is a little more information on how the music became connected to Ibsen's play:"The Peer Gynt Suite was first composed by famed Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) in the year...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2007 12:47 am UTC

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