In A Doll House, Nora and Torvald Helmer are an upper class, married couple who go about their lives in a way that their society would see as completely normal. Torvald works at a bank in which he recently received a large promotion that created a more than comfortable lifestyle for their family. Noticeably, Torvald serves as the provider for the home and focuses primarily on his work. Nora is a housewife and mother to their two children and has no expectations outside of the home. This lifestyle may come across as average for the time, however for Nora it created the feeling of resentment towards not only Torvald, but her home and children as well. She was confined in a home where she had the same daily routine until her husband came back from work, only to briefly discuss he...
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