Drama as a Tool for Social Reform: with Reference to Henrik Ibsen

Hidaya Ibrahim Hashim Ismail


The aim of this article is to stress the major importance of drama in our life.  That it is not just a source of entertainment that could be replaced.  Illustrating its history the researcher shows how deeply rooted in our lives it goes.  This is established through the application of the descriptive surveying method.  Synopses of Ibsen’s work as a pioneer in using drama to inflict social reform are provided.  We conclude with the new progressive branching of the use of drama for different purposes


drama; tool ; social theatre; Ibsen ;TfSC

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