An Enemy of the People
by Henrik Ibsen
An Enemy of the People Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Towards the end of the play Dr. Stockmann becomes a Christ figure. Dr. Stockmann, however, might disagree with our assessment. In Act 4 he yells at the crowd, "I am not so forgiving as a certain Pe...
Images of pollution are used throughout An Enemy of the People. First, of course, there's the polluted Baths, which have become infested with bacteria. This filth is the literal industrial pollutio...