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  • Nora's Forgery Of Her Father's Signature
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    A Doll's House In past history, society has been both very prejudiced and traditional with its view of gender roles. Often times a woman would not have had the same right to something as a man did. Many women however went against the law and tradition to do what they thought was right. In Henrik Ibsen's play, A Doll's House, Nora does something that is unimaginable during the time period. Nora's husband Torvald believes he is the man of the house and that his wife should be grateful and entertai...
  • Nora And Mrs Linden
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    To meet the needs of others, characters are often faced with making important decisions. In A Doll's House, Nora, Mrs. Linden, and the nurse must all make decisions crucial to the importance of their lives. It is very evident throughout the story that these women must give up important aspects of their lives not only for themselves, but also for others. The nurse is a key importance in Nora's life. She has been the only mother Nora has known. In order to be Nora's mother, however, the nurse ulti...
  • Nora And Krogstad Relationship
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    There are three minor characters in the play, but they each have a very important role. Kristine Linde was a childhood friend of Noras. She has a major effect on events that happen in the play. She is the first character to see that Nora is not a child. Nora is just acting to fit into the role Torvald has made for her. She is a savior for Nora. She has gone through many tough times so she has much more real world experience than Nora. Kristines past was very rough, but the things she has lived t...
  • Ending Of Nora And Torvald's Marriage
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    Independence Most of us live a life where we do what we want and when we want without anyone telling us how to live our lives. This wasn't the case in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, where he illustrates to us how one woman lives a life through her father and husband. Throughout the play we see how a once childish like woman gains her independence and a life of her own. Ibsen shows us a very realistic play that demonstrates how on the outside Nora and Torvald seem to have it all. While in realit...
  • Frank O'Connor's First Confession Jackie And Nora
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    Triumph of a Child's Confidence by Overcoming a Fear in Frank O'Connor's "First Confession " David W. Madden believes several of Frank O'Connor's stories reflect his personal life and goals. Jackie, the young protagonist, in the "First Confession", loves his mother as equally as O'Connor loved his mother. Madden also believes O'Connor should have selected a religious calling because the priests mentioned in his stories incorporate the instrumental impact on the "laity's lives" (3227). Understand...
  • Nora's Entire Life
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    The Road To Independence As an individual grows, he or she is molded by the actions of the parents or parental figure that is present in the home. In Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House Ibsen created Nora who is a victim of her upbringing and male dominance. What is responsible for Nora's attitude toward life and her acceptance of a commanding mate Nora has been emotionally controlled her entire life, and she does not know true love. It is only natural for her to grasp for emotional freedom and r...
  • Place Of Nora
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    "A Doll House' By Ibsen Essay, Research"A Doll House' By Ibsen She nica Smith A Doll House Professor Ferguson April 20, 2000 "Reasons for Nora Helmer to Stay' In "A Doll House' Ibsen made a very controversial act, by having Nora leave her husband and her family. After first reading the play I thought that what Nora did was the right thing to do. But after thinking about I now realize that wasn't the right thing to do. Yes, Torvald was not the best husband in the world, but Nora should have consi...
  • Marriage Of Torvald And Nora
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    Becoming Independent Throughout A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen illustrates through an intriguing story how a once infantile-like woman gains independence and a life of her own. Ibsen creates a naturalistic drama that demonstrates how on the outside Nora and Torvald seam to have it all, but in reality their life together is empty. Instead of meaningful discussions, Torvald uses degrading pet names and meaningless talk to relate to Nora. Continuing to treat Nora like a pampered yet unimportant pet, ...
  • Nora's Inner Feelings
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    Doll's House Going through your young adult years you go from being young and foolish to mature and wise. You also learn a lot about your inner strength and power. When first reading the Dolls House by Henrik Ibe son, it was clearly evident that Nora and Torvalds relationship was unhealthy and unbalanced. Nora never made the dwelling on her feelings and weaknesses passover and exhibits no strength. As well as Torvald in the end of the story, however things differ and Nora made some quick decisio...
  • Character Krogstad's Past Actions
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    In Henrik Ibsens's play, "A Doll's House' past actions can not be escaped. The character Krogstad's past actions have a great impact on his life. A secret past has affected the character Nora's life. Dr. Rank's past is the result of his father's past actions. In Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll's House'; past actions of the character Krogstad have influenced his life. Krogstad committed a crime in his past. He signed someone else's name and is still paying for this crime. The other characters see him...
  • Tense Between Nora And Trovald
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    A Dolls House – Norma's Pride Essay, A Dolls House – Norma's Pride Nora Helmer in a A Dolls House is a women ahead of her time. In order to protect her children from a false life, she inflicts tragedy upon herself by leaving every thing she has by walking away. She puts herself in this tragic situation by not being honest. Nora lies to herself and the ones she cares about. Before she leaves her life is not her own person she is carrying on life as a role. Making others happy, instead...

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