1.1 It takes place in Norway in the
1880s. Society expected the women
to obey their husbands and be
dependent on their husbands
1.2 The setting influenced the characters
because back then it made men have a
sense of entitlement. Women weren't as
educated as men. If it were set in a later
time, it wouldn't be so absurd that Nora left
2.1 The Fall
2.1.1 Nora's fall happens when she learns
that Krogstad put his letter down the
mail slot. She completely breaks down.
2.2 Tragic Hero
2.2.1 Torvald is the tragic hero because
his choice to abuse his wife leads to
the ending of his perfect family.
2.3 Haven vs. Wilderness
2.3.1 Nora's Haven vs. Wilderness is
when she left the "safety" of her
family for a new life.
3 Character Analysis
3.1.1 The choices he makes is he's very
controlling over Nora and his money, and
he's forcefully opinionated. He wants a
"perfect" family. He was not successful in
this as his wife walked out on him.
3.2.1 The choice he makes is he tried to recall his
letter to Torvald. He wanted to keep his job,
but he wasn't successful aas Ms. Linde took his
4.1 Nora realizes she has
sacrificed her identity for
Torvald because at the end
of the play, she admits it.
She put up with his
ridicule and conformed to his rules.
4.2 In A Doll's House, people are
seldom as they appear to be.
Krogstad is one of these characters
as he initially appears cruel and
harsh, but as it turns out he was
actually looking out for his family.
5.1 A Doll's House is a significant piece
of literature because of it's
depiction of a family against the
"social norm" of that time period.
5.2 The audience was was so upset by Nora's
actions because back then it was very
uncommon for a woman to leave her
spouse. Audiences today would be more