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A Doll’s House
A Doll’s
House
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1879
Henrik Ibsen
Withheld Secret; Long Exposition;
Ups and Downs in Dialogue;
Plausible Denouement; Climax
close to the end; Quick
Resolution; Tight Plot; Casually
related plot conflicts
Realist Drama
No true definition; an imitation of
a noble and complete action;
fearful incidents; dramatic, not
narrative format; terror and
pity aroused
They are childhood
friends.
Three
Macaroons
Her father’s signature
A door slamming
“Do you think so? Do you
think they would forget
their mother if she went
away altogether?”
Nora
“Nice?—because you do
as your husband
wishes? Well, well, you
little rogue, I am sure
you did not mean it in
that way…”
Torvald Helmer
“Your father died on the
twenty ninth of
September. But look
here; your father has
dated his signature the
second of October. It is
a discrepancy, isn’t it?”
Nils Krogstad
“He suffers from a
diseased moral
character, Mrs. Helmer,
but even he began
talking of its being
highly important that
he should live.”
Dr. Rank
“I have learned to act
prudently. Life and
hard, bitter necessity
have taught me that.”
Mrs. Linde
Who complains that
society is being turned
into a “sick house”?
Dr. Rank
Who criticizes Mrs. Linde’s
knitting hobby?
Torvald Helmer
This character sends two
letter, both of a very
different nature, to the
Helmer home?
Nils Krogstad
This character is deeply in
love with Nora’s
personality?
Dr. Rank
This character tries to
convince Nora of the
mistake she has made
and tries to convince
her to reveal all to
Torvald.
Mrs. Linde
Who does Nora give money to
in the opening scene of the
play, and why?
The Porter, it is Christmas and
she is being generous; she
has more money to give
because of Torvald’s new
job at the bank.
What is odd about Nora’s
behavior toward her
children?
She treats them like her
doll’s; she plays with
them as if she is a child
herself
Discuss the meaning of the play’s
title, A Doll’s House.
• Nora is Torvald’s doll;
he likes to show her
off, but does not like
to hear her speak
What does Dr. Rank send
to the house to
announce his death?
A card with a black cross
next to his name
When Nora flirts with Dr.
Rank in Act II, she
shows him what?
Her silk stockings
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