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A Dolls House4

Person: Nora, Torvald Helmers wife, and mother of Ivar, Bob, and Emmy. Peculiar trait: On the surface Noras peculiar trait seems to be her obsession for money. Her internal peculiar trait is that she desires to become significant to her husband. She spends money on material objects to decorate their home and dress up the family. The impression of the home appears perfect, like a dolls house. Passion: Noras passion is to be a real human and not be unreal towards herself, her family, or her husband. She wants to be accepted and human like the rest of the world, and she tries to figure a way to make this possible. When (Nora) lived with Papa, he used to tell me everything, so that I never had any opinions but his. And if I did have any of my own, I kept them quiet, because he wouldnt have like them. Since childhood Nora has not been able to express her own feelings. She has bottled everything up inside, and she has a passion to open up and show her true self. Problem: Norma has been a doll all her life. She has taken on others problems and kept her thoughts and feelings all to herself. It is now time for Norma to explain herself and deal with the facts. Norma forged her fathers signature on an I.O.U for two hundred and fifty pounds. She tries to do anything she can so her husband will not find out. Her husband just received a job at the bank; therefore, he could easily find out about the forgery Norma did. For the first time in the play she gives her opinion and says that Helmer should not fire Krogstad. Helmer says, If the rumor got about that the new manager had allowed his wife to persuade him to change his mind-do you expect me to make a laughing stock of myself before my entire staff-give people the idea that I am open to outside influence? Normas one opinion has made no influence on Helmer. Since she is referred to as an outsider it makes her feel even more doll-like when it comes to become significant and keep...

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