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Krogstad tells Nora that Torvald intends to fire him at the bank and asks her to intercede with Torvald to allow him to keep his job. The maid announces two visitors: Mrs. George Bernard Shaw suggests that she left to begin "a journey in search of self-respect and apprenticeship to life," and that her revolt is "the end of a chapter of human history. She has lost her religion. Nora is clearly uneasy when she sees him. You can change the settings or get more information by consulting our Cookie Policy. At his refusal, she forged a check for the money. From these circumstances came the adaptation called Breaking a Butterfly. Concerned for the family reputation, Torvald insists that she fulfill her duty as a wife and mother, but Nora says that she has duties to herself that are just as important, and that she cannot be a good mother or wife without learning to be more than a plaything. Krogstad, a lower-level employee at Torvald's bank, arrives and goes into the study. Nora tries to deny the first revelation and make light of it but is more disturbed by his declaration of love. She says that she has been treated like a doll to play with for her whole life, first by her father and then by him. He preserves his peace of mind by thinking of the incident as a mere mistake that she made owing to her foolishness, one of her most endearing feminine traits. Kristine Linde, an old friend of Nora's, who has come seeking employment; and Dr.

She then clumsily attempts to tell him that she is not in love with him, but that she loves him dearly as a friend. She told Torvald that her father gave her the money, but in fact she managed to illegally borrow it without his knowledge because women couldn't do anything economical like signing checks without their husband.

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Enraged, he declares that he is now completely in Krogstad's power; he must yield to Krogstad's demands and keep quiet about the whole affair. Torvald refuses to hear her pleas, explaining that Krogstad is a liar and a hypocrite and that he committed a terrible crime: he forged someone's name. In real life, when Victor discovered about Laura's secret loan, he divorced her and had her committed to an asylum. Torvald then retires to his study to work. Ibsen later called the ending a disgrace to the original play and referred to it as a "barbaric outrage". She says that she has been treated like a doll to play with for her whole life, first by her father and then by him. Between scenes, character names flash in all caps on a wall, and crunchy guitars play as the set gets drenched in colorful light. When the others go to dinner, Nora stays behind for a few minutes and contemplates killing herself to save her husband from the shame of the revelation of her crime and to preempt any gallant gesture on his part to save her reputation. They come disassembled, but they are of easy assembly, screwing the panels and unless they indicate otherwise they are already painted of factory.

Kristine Linde, an old friend of Nora's, who has come seeking employment; and Dr. It has 12 rooms on its 4 floors and includes a central staircase that with the right furniture can make this dream dollhouse become a miniature palace.

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Decoration, lighting, furnishing, and then adding all the knick knacks and accessories that turn a house into a home, will give hours of fun and entertainment. They come disassembled, but they are of easy assembly, screwing the panels and unless they indicate otherwise they are already painted of factory.

Nora, in Ibsen's A Doll's House Nora tells Torvald that she is leaving him, and in a confrontational scene expresses her sense of betrayal and disillusionment.

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Krogstad, a lower-level employee at Torvald's bank, arrives and goes into the study. Two years later, she returned to her husband and children at his urging, and she went on to become a well-known Danish author, living to the age of Concerned for the family reputation, Torvald insists that she fulfill her duty as a wife and mother, but Nora says that she has duties to herself that are just as important, and that she cannot be a good mother or wife without learning to be more than a plaything.

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