Krogstad is overwhelmed by mrs linde attitude and he

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that she is willing to go back to him and help care for his children. Krogstad is overwhelmed by Mrs. Linde attitude, and he quickly drops the blackmail and sends the forged contract to Torvald Helmer. Dramatic Question in Play The most dramatic question to consider in the play is; how far can a person go to achieve their desires? Various characters in the play are able to make huge sacrifices which help them achieve their desires. For instance, Nora chooses to leave her husband and children to live independently whereas Mrs. Linde marries Krogstad and help him take care of his family. Both women display different characters as one prefers being independent and the other favors the company of family. Dramatic Question in the Subplot The best dramatic question in the subplot is; do affections last forever? The subplots have a couple of instances which prove affection never lasts and it has its threshold. For example, earlier on, Mrs. Linde was in a relationship with Krogstad, but because he was not wealthy, she decided to leave him for another man.In another instance, the affection Nora has for Torvald
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completely fades away when she realizes her husband has changed over the years and only cares about his reputation. Principal Characters There are three main characters in the play whose traits have been well showcased by Henrik Ibsen. These characters are Nora Helmer, Torvald Helmer, and Nils Krogstad. The first impression we get about Nora Helmer is that she is a happy woman who loves her family dearly. Later, we realize she can take huge risks to ensure the survival her of her family. She takes a huge debt from forging her father’s signature to sustain her family when Torvald was ill. Moreover, she portrays how hard she works without the consent of the husband to pay the debt she borrowed. Torvald, on the other hand, treats his wife like a child which is demeaning. At the end of the play, we realize that Torvald is a selfish man because he only cares about his reputation and does not see the heroic acts by his wife to save his life. Nils Krogstad is portrayed
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