scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 810
Revenge in Hedda Gabler The nineteenth-century Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen was one of the best playwrights of his time Being the first writer from his country to become famous he often satirized the bourgeois in many European countries including France and Germany Ibsen is known for creating conversation and characters to be very realistic especially female characters which was uncommon during his time In his short story Hedda Gabler Ibsen creates the character of Hedda to be very realistic She is a very jealous woman who has lived an aristocratic life until this point When her life does not turn out like she wishes it would Hedda does what she has always done plot revenge and carry it out While Hedda appears jealous of many characters she seems to be the most jealous of Thea and her relationship with Eilert For many years Hedda has secretly wanted to marry Eilert but never has because of his social status She was raised in a noble family the daughter of a general and Eilert is not respectable enough for her Thea on the other hand thinks the world of Eilert She has left her husband to work with Eilert While working with Thea Eilert writes what he calls his manuscript and claims it to be their child This is something that makes Hedda very jealous The fact that Thea has something with Eilert and Hedda does not makes her extremely jealous Because of her jealousy Hedda plots revenge on Thea She plans to destroy Thea and Eilerts friendship thus making Thea miserable If Hedda cannot have Eilert then nobody should The first step to this happening is when Tesman Heddas husband finds Eilerts manuscript one night on the way home Eilert had been drunk and lost it on the side of the road where Tesman picked it up When he arrives home with the manuscript and tells Hedda she cannot wait to get her hands on
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA