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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People


by Henrik Ibsen

An Enemy of the People Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. Is democracy inherently unjust?
  2. Are the majority of individuals in society ignorant? If so, do they not do they or do they not have a right to govern themselves?
  3. How can minority groups, like those who agree with Dr. Stockmann, find a voice in a society that's based on majority rule?
  4. Is Dr. Stockmann a naïve fool or a brave soldier of truth?
  5. What the does the Doctor mean when he says that strongest people are those who stand alone? Do you agree with him?

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