Ghosts: Annotated by Henrik Ibsen

Ghosts: Annotated

Henrik Ibsen with William Archer (Translator)

126 pages first pub 1881 (editions)

fiction classics play dark reflective tense slow-paced
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Ghosts by Henrik IbsenJakob Engstrand tries to convince his supposed daughter Regina to come and work at the sailor's establishment he wants to open, but she is too proud of his job as Mrs. Alving's maid to do so. He leaves and Pastor Manders ente...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,351 reviews

Moods

dark 71%
reflective 50%
tense 48%
emotional 45%
sad 32%
challenging 28%
mysterious 20%
funny 4%
adventurous 3%
informative 3%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 38%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 14% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 35% | It's complicated: 34% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

No: 48% | It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 6% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.73

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