The play Hedda Gabler is an intense little bit of literature about the life of the protagonist Hedda. She is imprisoned by societal norms and dares not risk a fight with society by doing something eccentric such as marrying the disgraceful Mr. Lovborg. Instead she married George Tesman, who represents security and respectability. This life of orthodoxy without faith leads Hedda to monotony and emotional sterility. Finally, the play ends vividly with Hedda's suicide liberating..