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A Doll’s House Was Nora’s decision to leave her family a Selfish or Justifiable one? Nora’s leaving could easily be viewed as being a “cop- out”. Having such a strong personality, she was fed up with being suppressed by her husband and became obsessed with starting a new life. I believe at some point she became crazy, as her mood and thoughts completely changed. Nora was originally outraged and very disturbed by the thought of Torvald finding out her secret, and then she began to encourage the thought of him reading the letter. She had
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worked so hard to pay the debt out of love or obligation to her husband, then was pushed enough to walk out. She could be running away from everything to escape the shame. The way Nora slams the door while she leaves the family is very symbolic. This indicates her decision was rash, as she is filled with anger that could be influencing her to abandon them at the time. Possibly after she calmed down, Nora may regret the decision that was not properly thought out. The reader can foreshadow Nora standing up for herself by
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '08 term at Massasoit.

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