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Answered a Question in A Doll's House
The setting of Ibsen's A Doll's House is in the late 1800's Norway. The play was published in 1879 and caused immediate controversy with its portrayal of housewife Nora and the decisions she makes...
Answered a Question in Othello
When Brabantio tells the Duke of his troubles, that his own daughter has been won over by her lover through unnatural and unlawful means, the Duke is at first sympathetic to his plight.He goes so...
Answered a Question in A Midsummer Night's Dream
In Act III, i, the craftsmen meet to discuss the details of the play they wish to perform. In the discussion there are a few issues that are brought to light. Firstly, they are concerned with the...
Answered a Question in Macbeth
Malcolm wonders whether Macduff is a paid agent of Macbeth: "You may [deserve] of him through me, and wisdom to offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb t'appease an angry god (lines 17-20)." He also...
Answered a Question in A Streetcar Named Desire
Belle Reve is the family estate left to Blanche and Stella when their aristocratic parents die. Blanche loses the mansion after incurring substantial debt due to funeral expenses, etc. after the...
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