In the first act, it is the day before Christmas and Nora enters with a plethora of gifts for her family. She gives the delivery boy a generous tip and continues to unpack the gifts. She makes little noise, but just enough for her husband, Torvald, to here that she is home. He calls to her “Is that my little squirrel fussing about in there?” (Ibsen 333). She asks Torvald to come out of his study to see what she bought. As soon as she says that he immediately goes to see. They exchange few words about spending money and Nora tells him that if they run out they can borrow some. Torvald responds by saying “Nora!...
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...om society because she is still under someone’s patriarchal authority. Nora’s dreams became a reality and her Torvald played a huge role in making that happen for her.
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