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Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler


by Henrik Ibsen

Analysis: Trivia

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Henrik Ibsen always wanted to be a painter, not a writer. His wife convinced him otherwise.

Partway through his career, Ibsen changed his dress, speech, mannerisms, movements, and script to be more refined and elegant. Interestingly, this does correspond to the stylistic divide between his two major groups of plays.

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