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Nora: About Her Children and Theme of Distance

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‘From now on I shan’t be able to spend so much time with them’

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Nurse: Exclamation to Nora not being able to spend time with children. For/..

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‘For Ever’

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Nurse: Poor girl status in society

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‘A poor girl what’s got into trouble can’t afford to pick and choose’

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Nora: A dance she performs and the costume she wears symbolism

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‘Dance the tarantella’

‘Now it’s all torn (her dress)

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Nora: Opinion of Dr Rank’s father

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‘His father was a frightful creature who kept Mistresses and so on’

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Nora: Status of women of arrangements being easier for a particular gender

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‘It’s much easier for a man to arrange these things than a woman’

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Torvald: Idea of substitution to a man

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‘Nice to give in to your husband’

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Torvald: Reputation is…

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‘Unassailable reputation’

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Torvald: Speaking of protecting Nora when in a crisis

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‘When the real crisis comes you wont find me lacking in strength, i am man enough to bear the burden for us both’

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Rank: Discussing he is about to die

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‘I am on my way out and there is nothing to be done about it’

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Rank: Atonement of someone else’s sin

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‘And all this to atone for someone else’s sin

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Nora: Exclamation towards Dr Rank saying he loves her

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‘Aren’t you ashamed of yourself now that the lamp has been lit’

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Nora: Feeling of Torvald

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‘I feel the same about Torvald as I did about papa’

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Krogstad: Discussing what he could do to Nora

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‘He knows what I can do to you, and yet he dares to-‘

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Krogstad: Discussing death and the way you would look due to death

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‘Under the ice? Down in the cold, black water> And then in the spring, to float up again, ugly, unrecognizable, hairless’

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Mrs Linde: Discussion of Krogstad doing anything for her

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‘Once upon a time he’d have done anything for my sake’

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Torvald: Calling Nora helpless

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‘My poor, helpless little darling’

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Torvald: Speaking of Nora dancing the tarantella

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‘But Nora darling you’re dancing as if your life depended on it’

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Nora: Discussing Torvald soon to be free

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‘Then you will be free’

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Nora: Discussing the end of the tarantella

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‘Then the tarantella will be finished’ ‘Thirty one hours to live’