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A DOLL HOUSE: BY HENRIK IBSEN

1.What significant differences do you notice between the setting in Act I and in Act II?

2.What differences do you notice in dialogue when Nora is speaking to her husband as opposed to Mrs. Linde or Mr. Krogstag?

3.What is the "woman problem" as defined by Ibsen in his play? Is this problem solved?

4.Comment on Nora's relationship (or lack of) with her children. 

5.What does Nora mean when she refers to the "miracle" that she has been waiting for these past eight years? 

6.What is the symbolic importance of the Tarantella dance to our understanding of the relationship between Nora and Torvald in Act III?

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