a doll house assignment

After reading the play “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen, answer the questions below.  For each of your answers, make sure to include specific textual analysis to support your claim.

1.  How is the social setting of the play relevant?  In other words, what thoughts, beliefs, or societal expectations of this time are relevant to an important topic within the work?

2.  Discuss how characterization, symbolism, or irony are used by the playwright in order to convey an important idea or issue addressed in the work.