Still, Nora saving her husband’s li... ... middle of paper ... ...p her husband, children, and life just shows her humility. Nora is humble enough to say that she cannot raise her children if she is still child-like herself. That exemplifies how intelligent and strong Nora really is. Nora Helmer’s progression as a person is definitely noticeable throughout the play. Her development ties into one of Ibsen’s theme for the play, which is how appearances can be unreliable.
Through this play, Ibsen stresses the importance of women's individuality. A Doll's House combines realistic characters, fascinating imagery, explicit stage directions, and an influential setting to develop a controversial theme. The characters of this play help to support Ibsen's opinions. Nora's initial characteristics are that of a bubbly, child-like wife who is strictly dependent on her husband. This subordinate role from which Nora progresses emphasizes the need for change in society's view of women.
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During this interaction they exchange what has been occurring in each ones lives. This exchange accentuates the fact that since Mrs. Linde’s husband’s death, life has not been generous to her. She has had to make up by owning a shop, then teaching and doing anything that she could find “Well, I had to turn my hand to anything I could find- -first a small shop, then a small school, and so on” (Ibsen; Act 1). This seemed to heavily impact Nora since to her, Mrs. Linde was a devoted and caring wife. What interests Nora the most is that here she was a woman who, in a society where male domin... ... middle of paper ... ...can survive out in the world, and even though Mrs. Linde was motivated by the commitment she has to her family, Nora found inspiration by her own longing to find her independence and regain her mortality.
After taking into consideration her sick mother, her brothers, and Krogstad having money. She married for the welfare of her family. Which means that in this society family is top priority. To the women is this era, loyalty to their loved ones is highly expected. Then, we have Nora, who on the same token saves her husband (Torvald’s) life, which portrays again, the trend of women sacrificing for their families.
Although she wrong by trying to buy their children 's love and promising things she shouldn 't have she still does it anyway, because that the only way she can give. Occasionally she hasn 't forgotten about them, all the love and support she gives them is shown with her hard working jobs, the frequent calls she makes, and money she provides. In reality Lourdes here is showing she wants the best for her children not only that but she wants to be involved with their lives spiritually and emotionally by providing money and giving the best advice and education they
These sentiments ironically portray the very qualities of married life that Nora desired to win, and keep throughout her life; and these feelings add to her established flair for the romantic. Since the main plot of A Doll’s House revolves around the debt incurred by Nora upon taking out a loan to pay for Helmer’s recovery, Krogstad functions primarily to set forth the series of actions, which propels much of the story. In contrast to Nora, who seems t... ... middle of paper ... ...ciation with her children, who she had to leave in order to better serve as Nora’s nurse. The reader sympathizes slightly with both women in this fact. Ibsen uses their relationship to further develop Nora’s personality and feelings towards her relations.