Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Pollock’s Blood Relations Similarities and Differences in the Female Leads

A Doll’s House written by Henry Ibsen, a play set in the 1870’s in Norway and Blood Relations written by Sharon Pollock, a play set in the 1890’s in America both have a strong female lead who are faced with situations uncommon today. The conditions which they face, although extremely different, are products of a … Read moreIbsen’s A Doll’s House and Pollock’s Blood Relations Similarities and Differences in the Female Leads

“I Was Born Defective”: What It Means to Be a Woman in Sharon Pollock’s Blood Relations

“Regardless of what we might think of our gender, we can only live that gender through the body we have.” Throughout Sharon Pollock’s play Blood Relations, the plotline focuses on the life of Lizzie Borden and her day-to-day experience as a woman who does not conform to feminine expectations. The play is set in the … Read more“I Was Born Defective”: What It Means to Be a Woman in Sharon Pollock’s Blood Relations