If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Understand the influence of Ibsen's work, and A Doll's House in particular, on Western drama, both thematically and structurally.
Examine gender expectations in marriage and society, both in Ibsen's time and in the present.
Identify and understand symbols, metaphors, and allegories in A Doll's House.
Analyze and discuss, both individually and as a class, the notable ideas and important themes in A Doll's House.
Develop a thorough understanding of the elements of Ibsen’s life and experiences that shaped his worldview and...