A Dolls House

A Dolls House - ENC 1102 Professor Lamazares "A Doll's...

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ENC 1102 Professor Lamazares “A Doll’s House” The play “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen is an interesting look at the world of a handful of acquaintances and friends. Nora, a main character in the play does whatever Torvald, her husband wants. Nora even has to hide the fact that she eats macaroons because Torvald forbids them. Torvald is condescending towards Nora and he treats her much like a child. At the end of the play Nora is tired of her petty life and decides to do something about it. Nora decides to leave her husband and break all contact with him and the children. In the beginning of the play Nora is a piece of driftwood coming and going with the tide of Torvald’s wishes. In the first scene of the play Torvald playfully takes Nora by the ear and chastises her for thinking about borrowing money on page 1564. Torvald says, “Nora! Are your scatterbrains off again?” Torvald treats Nora as if she were a child not a wife. Torvald also prohibits Nora from eating macaroons, on page 1573 Nora says, “You couldn’t possibly know
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