EMPOWERMENT, EROTIC PASSION, AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN IBSEN’S ROSMERSHOLM

Mohammad Amir Hossain

Abstract


This article would like to present a critical analysis on Ibsen’s play Rosmersholm and its female protagonist, Rebecca West. For this purpose, the whole article aims to look at empowerment, modern woman, erotic passion and love, sexual harassment through which female character has been investigated. It aims to analyze Ibsen’s treatment of women during 19th-century Norway. It would like to make also a comparative study between Rebecca West and Louka with a view to fostering Ibsen’s and Shaw’s attitudes towards women of their contemporary age. In this way the aim of the researcher is to highlight the mystery of lower class women of a helpless society where they have no right, freedom and say. 

Keywords: Empowerment, Erotic Passion and Love, Henrik Ibsen, Louka, Rebecca West, and Sexual Harassment.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/ijllis.v8i12.2000

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/ijllis.v8i12.2000.g2431

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