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... how she saved her husband’s life previously when he became ill. Doctors had advised her to take him south for fear that he was in danger of losing his life. Wanting for him to survive, Nora acquired money, claiming it was from her father and took them to Italy. Before Torvald could find out where the money really came from, Nora’s father died. Torvald is still unaware of where the money actually came from. We soon learn that the money Torvald has been giving her as an allowance is going towards paying off the debt she accrued from borrowing the money for the trip. Kristine tries to get Nora to tell her where she got the money, but Nora refuses. Soon after this discussion we meet Krogstad, one of Torvald’s bank employees. It is obvious at his entrance that Nora dislikes him. We also see that Mrs. Linde acts peculiar towards Krogstad for some unknown reason.
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