Unformatted text preview: Unlike the real gentleman, Torvald is shallow towards his wife. Nora states Torvald might one day tire of her “reciting and dressing-up and dancing,” and Torvald seems to treat her as a plaything or a pet rather than an independent person. His attitude leads to sexual nature in marriage. Fortunately, Nora recognizes her humiliating situation. Torvald wants Krogstad fired not because he judges him morally deficient, but because he is ashamed to admit his former friendship with a man...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, English-language films, Ryan Cho Block