A Doll's House

A Doll's House - Dennis Chia Per.4 In Act One, Mrs. Linde...

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Dennis Chia Per.4 In Act One, Mrs. Linde Describes Nora as “a child.” Is this assessment of Nora’s State of development valid? In A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, Mrs. Linde says to Nora “You are a child, Nora” (Act One). In _expression that Nora doesn’t understand the “burdens and troubles of life” (Act One), which was actually the opposite. Nora had similar burdens and troubles to Linde, having to live a lie, doing something not for her but for a love one, and in the end having to leave everything and be independent. Nora’s secret was no different from Linde and her living the lie in order to help her family. “My mother was alive then, and was bedridden and helpless, and I had to provide for my two younger brothers; so I did not think I was justified in refusing his offer.” (Act One). Nora was in the same situation, in order for her to save Torvald’s life; she had to make a secret loan. Having to deal with the hardship of risking her life and keeping a lie from harming her family. As did
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