Questions tagged [hedda-gabler]

Questions about the play 'Hedda Gabler' (1891) by Henrik Ibsen. Use with the tags [henrik-ibsen] and [scandinavian-literature].

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Why is Hedda unable to free herself from the constraints of domesticity, while Thea is able to?

In Hedda Gabler, there exists the character foil of Hedda and Thea. Both of the characters have entered into marriages which have inhibited them from forming a 'free' sense of self and which reduce ...
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