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    Nora Helmer in the play "A Doll's House" is a character who deceives more than one character throughout the play. In the beginning she starts off as a wife who loves the attention she gets from her husband, Torvald Helmer, and is spending money before they have even earned it yet. She has a conversation with one of her friends, Mrs. Linde, in act 1 where she is telling her all about her glamorous life with all the things she possess. Later on in the play we learn that she has borrowed money which

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    The Choices of Nora Helmer

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    The Choices of Nora Helmer The one thing that every person is granted in life is having the option to choose. Choosing whether to stand or to sit; to go or to stay; to speak up or to stay quiet and fictional characters should be no different. In Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House, the protagonist Nora Helmer is always making decisions that she feels are beneficial. Nora is like a typical housewife: devoted to her husband, children, and home. Just in the beginning of the play, she is seen coming

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    Is Nora Helmer A Hero

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    question is Nora Helmer a hero? A hero is someone who is very brave in what they do with great determination and great noble qualities. Nora Helmer throughout the play “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen, shows these qualities. Nora and Torvald don’t have the normal married life. Their communication skills with each other aren't there, so how would they truly be happy with each other? Also, Nora leaves her husband and kids, but it’s all for a specific reason of Nora Helmer to be the hero she is. Nora shuts

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    Struggle of Nora Helmer In the play, A Doll House, Nora Helmer is a house wife who experiences an unexpected event with her husband, Torvald, which led to a whole new understanding of her life and what she was going to do with it. Nora would always try to do anything that she could to please her husband so that she would always keep him happy towards her and never give him a reason to leave her because she felt that she loved him so much and she would not know what to do without him. Nora would constantly

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    A. Torvald Helmer and Nils Krogstad are both men who use Nora Helmer in hope of advancing or protecting his career; but Nils is the one who releases Nora, while Torvald tries to tighten his control over Nora. B. Identify the complete title and author’s name and give the date of publication of the play. Give a brief summary of the plot. C. Nils Krogstad is a better man than Torvald Helmer because of the hope he has about the future and his change of heart about blackmailing the Helmers. II. Both Nils

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    The Battle of Desdemona and Nora Helmer “The best protection any women can have… is courage.” –Elizabeth Cody Stanton Throughout the course of time, women have been discriminated against and have been viewed more as objects than humans. Both authors, William Shakespeare and Henrik Ibsen, express the inequality of women throughout the two plays. In A Doll’s House, Ibsen expresses how women are degraded by society. Henrick characterized Nora Helmer as an average, “stay at home mom” who takes care

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    In Hedrick Ibsen's, "A Doll's House", Nora Helmer is deceptive to nearly every character in the play. Not only does she forge her father's signature, but also lies to her husband about it, refuses to reveal where she obtained it from and continues to add more lies on to avoid being discovered and having to face her consequences. Her constant deceitful actions are committed initially to prove herself as reliable and independent, unlike how women were seen as in her era, but escalated to simply to

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    stay home and fulfill domestic duties. Literature of this time embodies and mirrors social issues of women in society. Henrik Ibsen uses Nora Helmer in A Doll House to portray the negative treatment of all women throughout society during the nineteenth century. Many women characters throughout American literature reflect the same conflicts and attitudes of Nora in Ibsen 's play A Doll House. <br> <br>The role of a woman was inferior to that of a man, especially in marriages. The main duties of a

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    main character I will be focusing on in A Doll's House, is Nora Helmer. When I think of Nora Helmer’s character in The Doll House, I often refer to a quote that says “Woman was taken out of man; not out of his head to top him, nor out of his feet to be trampled underfoot; but out of his side to be equal to him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be loved.”(Matthew Henry) It is a normal thing for a woman especially Nora to be taken care of and sincerely given love and affection in

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    observed Nora Helmer to be a woman after her husbands money. Her husband dangles money infront of her as she pleads for more with no care regarding savings. Even as we are introduced to her widow friend, Mrs Linde, Norma inquires whether her deceased husband left her anything. The play is intertwined with mystery, lies, and drama. Nora is married to Torvald Helmer who is the new manager of the bank. During his health crisis, he befriended Dr. Rank who reveals that he has a love interest for Nora Helmer

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