Category: Drama

Action in “Waiting for Godot”

Action in “Waiting for Godot”

How far it is true that there is no action in “Waiting for Godot”? Aristotle, while defining tragedy in poetics, said about action:- “Without action there cannot be a tragedy […]

Psychological Problems of Hedda Gabler

Psychological Problems of Hedda Gabler

The play “Hedda Gabler” has been written with psychological perspectives. Henrik Ibsen has presented the psyche of each character. Hedda’s character is prominent in this regard. She has some inner […]

The Character of Hedda Gabler

The Character of Hedda Gabler

Character sketching technique of Henrik Ibsen is praiseworthy. He has created a character, which perfectly fits for modern tragedy. His concept of tragedy is totally different from conventional writers, therefore, […]

Role of Power in “Hedda Gabler”

Role of Power in “Hedda Gabler”

The play “Hedda Gabler” is the product of a mind deeply preoccupied with the nature of power, particularly the power of one mind to influence and impose itself upon another”. […]

Influencive Power of Hedda Gabler

Influencive Power of Hedda Gabler

“The daemon in Hedda is that she wants to influence another human being, but once that has happened she despises him”. Do you agree? Give arguments to support your answer. […]

“Hedda Gabler” as Tragedy

“Hedda Gabler” as Tragedy

Can Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler be considered as a tragedy? “Hedda Gabler” is definitely a story of a noble lady, who is slave of her own ambitions. Henrik Ibsen has successfully […]