The Wild Duck is a play by Henrik Ibsen that was first performed in 1885. Explore a character analysis of Hialmar Ekdal, a plot summary, and important quotes.


Read our full plot summary and analysis of The Wild Duck, scene by scene break-downs, and more.


See a complete list of the characters in The Wild Duck and in-depth analyses of Hialmar Ekdal, Gregers Werle, Hedvig, and Relling.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Wild Duck, from the major themes to motifs.


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Quick Quizzes

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Further Study

Go further in your study of The Wild Duck with background information and suggestions for further reading.


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