A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
Lord Byng Secondary
April 21, 2007
In this project, I have tried to create non-traditional ways of approaching the reading, analysis and interpretation of a text. Students approached their reading of A Doll's House from either a visual arts, performing arts, scientific or schematic perspective. After they presented their results orally, they submitted their analysis to me. On this site, you will see some of their visuals and excerpts from the written submissions of their presentations.
I have designed this project for a group of grade 12 students, most of whom have a strong interest in the arts. In addition to three arts options, I have added scientific and schematic options, both as an experiment and as a means of appealing to students whose interests lie outside of the arts stream. Three groups chose a non-arts option...
Relationships in A Doll's House as represented in an electrical circuit. Overall, this central circuit represents the character of Torvold: his driving force (4) and means by which he controls those close to him The right side of the circuit represents his relationships with Krogstad and Mrs. Linde, and more importantly, the way in which...
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This scene is separated into four parts. The first part is the initial dialogue between Torvald and Nora. Their dialogue...develops a strong impression of how they interact, on many levels.... In the second part, Rand and Torvald switch roles at the paino, so that Tovald can improve how he teaches [Nora]. This is...