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Compare Miss Julie to Edna in Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening. How do both women respond to the restrictions of their societies? How does Edna's suicide differ from Julie's? Could the authors' genders be an influence in the differences between these two works?

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Although the Count affects the action of Miss Julie, he never appears onstage. Discuss the Count's importance to the play. What might be the purpose of his remaining an offstage presence? How would the play be different if he appeared onstage''

Compare Miss Julie to the Ibsen plays A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler. How does Strindberg's apparent view of the changing roles of women in his society differ from Ibsen's?

Compare and contrast Jean and Miss Julie's characters. How do they differ in their dissatisfaction with their class positions? Why is Jean able to live while Julie sees no option but suicide?

Research the theory of social Darwinism. How do the fates of the characters in Miss Julie reflect Strindberg's belief in this theory?

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