Year: 2020 | Volume: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 32-35
Recieved: June 14, 2020 Accepted: June 27, 2020 Published: July 15, 2020
Unwinding the Entwined Strands of Symbolism in “The Wild Duck” by Henrik Ibsen
Amongst various literary devices, symbolism is the use of different symbols with the aim to signify the ideas and various qualities. In this use the ideas and qualities are given symbolic meanings which are different from their literal meaning and sense.The present study analyzes use of symbolism in the drama, “The Wild Duck” written by Henrik Ibsen (1884).The drama is analyzed thoroughly to find out various symbols used by the author for the purpose of signifying various ideas and qualities. The paper concludes that “The Wild Duck” contains several symbols that have been successfully used by the writer to achieve his desired results.
The Wild Duck, Henrik Ibsen, Symbolism, Literary Devices, Hjalmar, Ekdal, Gregers, Werle
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2020. Unwinding the Entwined Strands of Symbolism in “The Wild Duck”
by Henrik Ibsen. Journal of Social Science, Education and Humanities, 1: 32-35