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Unformatted text preview: "miracle." o Helmer's reaction to the letter: He does not offer to sacrifice himself to save her, as she would have done. He reads the second letter and realizes that nothing will come of it but his relief is for himself. o "I've changed my dress." - Nora is a different woman o Nora can never to back to sleep. She can never return to being his "doll" or his plaything. She must discover who she is - individual responsibility. She must question everything. o Her first action in the play is to enter the house, her final action of the play is to exit the house • Themes o Self-awareness o Being true to one's self identity o Marriage and identity • Important quotes o p. 424 - Nora says she is a human being, needs to become aware of what her true identity is o Nora has been waiting for a miracle (for Torvald to step up and take the blame when Krogstad revealed everything)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08