Determination of the Factual Anti-Hero in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House: A Critical Study

  • Dr. Arun Daves A Mr.
Keywords: Krogstad, Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, Anti-Hero, Villain

Abstract

This study targets testing Nils Krogstad's portrayal in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. Primarily, it attempts to demonstrate that Krogstad is the real anti-hero in Ibsen's work of art by examining the adversarial credits in his portrayal, his inspirational motivations towards villainy, just as his emotional impact on the hero and the plot. After the logical conversation, the study tracked down that the intentions of Krogstad allude to social, passionate, and monetary factors. On account of Krogstad's emotional impact, the study attests his sensational impact is solid on Nora by carrying her near the truth of her existence with Torvald as a doll. Besides, the aftereffects of the study demonstrate Krogstad's cheerful end is certainly not proof that he isn't opposed to the hero, Nora, yet in addition, it is to show an example, defrauded in an unforgiving society. At last, the study demonstrates that Krogstad is the top character to be the play's adversary for his opposing highlights incorporating the contentions with Nora, the solid sensational impact on her, and the emotional impact on the play's occasions. This study targets testing Nils Krogstad's portrayal in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. Primarily, it attempts to demonstrate that Krogstad is the real anti-hero in Ibsen's work of art by examining the adversarial credits in his portrayal, his inspirational motivations towards villainy, just as his emotional impact on the hero and the plot. After the logical conversation, the study tracked down that the intentions of Krogstad allude to social, passionate, and monetary factors. On account of Krogstad's emotional impact, the study attests his sensational impact is solid on Nora by carrying her near the truth of her existence with Torvald as a doll. Besides, the aftereffects of the study demonstrate Krogstad's cheerful end is certainly not proof that he isn't opposed to the hero, Nora, yet in addition, it is to show an example, defrauded in an unforgiving society. At last, the study demonstrates that Krogstad is the top character to be the play's adversary for his opposing highlights incorporating the contentions with Nora, the solid sensational impact on her, and the emotional impact on the play's occasions. 

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Author Biography

Dr. Arun Daves A, Mr.

Dr. A. Arun Daves is working as an Assistant Professor in English at Jawahar Science College, Neyveli, Tamil Nadu. He pursued his Master’s degree in English in 2013 from St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore (TN), and Doctorate in 2021 on the thesis entitled “Society and the Individual A Critical Study of John Galsworthy’s Plays”. He has an additional master’s degree in Linguistics.

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Published
2022-05-15
How to Cite
A, D. A. “Determination of the Factual Anti-Hero in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House: A Critical Study”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 9, no. 2, May 2022, pp. 1-18, https://www.literaryjournal.in/index.php/clri/article/view/847.
Section
Research Papers