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Wild Duck

Henrik Ibsen

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Why does Gregers think his father hated his mother?

What does Relling consider Hialmar's misfortune?

Who is not at some point imagined as the wild duck?

What was Mr. Sorby's profession?

How long has it been since Gregers moved to the Hoidal works?

What kind of animal does not reside in the garret?

What game does Hedvig play in the kitchen?

What is the wine the chamberlains discuss at Werle's party?

For what did Ekdal go to prison?

What is Ekdal's military rank?

Who imagines himself as the "clever dog" who retrieves the wild duck from the water?

When does the snowstorm begin?

What does Hialmar give Hedvig as her gift from the dinner party?

Who gives Hedvig the letter from Werle?

What does Pettersen give Ekdal at the party?

How many gunshots occur in the play?

What instrument does Hialmar play?

What object does not number among the Flying Dutchman's old possessions?

Who according to Relling suffers from a "delirium of hero-worship?"

Who, according to Relling, suffers from a disease of integrity?

When did Gina have an affair with Werle?

Who shot the wild duck?

Who is the thirteenth at the table?

When did Ibsen write The Wild Duck?

Who does not at some point consider killing themselves with the pistol?

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