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Before her marriage to Dr. Wangel, Ellida, his second wife, had promised herself to a sailor who had then disappeared. Years later as the play begins, Ellida's family life is strained. Her relations with her step daughters is poor; she has no child of her own. She seems unhappy with her life. Then the sailor reappears to make his claim on her promise. Faced wiht the decision of what to do, she persuades her husband that she must have the chance to make her choice.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia

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