A Dolls house Oct 16

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A Doll House By Henrik Ibsen 1879
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Henrik Ibsen Most Influential modern dramatist. Became known as the Father of Modern  Drama. His father went bankrupt in 1836. Very poor as a youth, became a druggist  apprentice at the age of 15.
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Characters Torvald Helmer Nora Helmer Dr. Rank Mrs. Linde Nils Krogstad The Helmer children Anne Marie
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Act I What day is it? Christmas Eve What do we learn about the Helmer’s from the  set? They live a comfortable middle class life.
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Nora How would you describe Nora at the beginning  of the play? Frivolous- Loving compliant
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Helmer How would you describe Helmer?  Serious Controlling Judgmental
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Mrs. Linde How would you describe  Mrs. Linde? Over worked Lonely- (widowed) Independent-traveled on her own Resourceful- comes to ask for a job from Nora’s  husband
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Krogstad How would you describe Krogstad ? Manipulative Desperate
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Act I Nora appears to be happily married to her husband  Torvald who is about to take over as director of the  Joint Stock Bank. Nora has a secret though. What is it?
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When her husband was ill Nora had to borrow  money to move him to a milder climate. To do  this she forged her dying father’s signature on  a bank loan. She has managed to pay some of  the loan  back how?
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She saves money from her household  account and takes an odd job here and there. At the opening of the play Nora has come in  from Christmas shopping .She is in a happy  and joyful mood.
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