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The Relationship Between Nora and Krogstad. " Are you forgetting that I'll be in control then over your final reputation?" (Krogstad Act 2). And even after he has rejected Nora, he wants her to remain under his roof to preserve the image of a respectable marriage. Much of Krogstad's life has been. Krogstad visits Nora in hopes of securing a place with her husband's new As her relationships fall victim, Nora realizes she has been a puppet for too long.
Nora is only an afterthought when it comes to his reputation.
A Doll's House: Novel Summary: Act Three
Their relationship is ruined because he continues to believe in money and social status as the source of happiness, while Nora comes to realize that money is not that important. The Marxist theme can be seen in both Kristine and Krogstad as well. This is a Marxist attitude because her entire life and mind-set are a result of her economic situation at the time of her decisions.
She had to leave her home and her child in order to get by. She had to give up a relationship with someone she loved, just as Kristine had to give up her love for Krogstad. So all she can expect is to be poor her entire life, and for her financial conditions to remain stagnant.
The problems that Nora, Anna-Marie and Kristine face are compounded by their gender.
A Doll's House: Novel Summary: Act Three | Novelguide
She was an object, his property, to whom he designed to give life; but only for his own pleasure. When he finally addresses her by name, in Act Three, her behavior is entirely different—she becomes serious, determined, and willful. All of it is a role that Nora has been taught to play by society, the behavior expected of all women of the time.
Some of the characters in the drama are perceived as antonyms but in fact portion several similarities. Foil characters are mirror images of each other ; they have similarities every bit good as differences. Nils Krogstad and Torvald Helmer are foils to each other. They both have kids and are attorneies. Torvald and Krogstad were childhood friends and now they work together at the bank. Even though they have the same professions as each other.
Everyone hates Krogstad because he did an illegal act ; on the other manus.
The thought that Krogstad is the scoundrel of the drama is reinforced by the reactions that Nora displays whenever Krogstad is about. The reader finally understands that Krogstad is a victim to fortunes ; he committed counterfeit to assist his kids.
Krogstad is hated by others for the offense he committed to assist his kids. Krogstad no longer has a married woman because she. Christine Linde and Nora Helmer are greatly dissimilar but besides portion some comparings. In a coded conversation that Torvald fails to understand, Nora asks Dr Rank about the results of scientific investigations he has been performing. Dr Rank knows that she is inquiring about medical tests.
She understands his reply to mean that he is certain to die very soon. During their playful discussion about what costumes they will wear to the next party, Dr Rank suggests that she go as a good fairy - but dressed just as she is normally.
He says that he will wear a big black hat that will make him invisible. Nora understands the significance of his words and of the two cards with black crosses that he drops into their letterbox as he leaves: Torvald notices that someone has been trying to pick the lock of his letterbox. Nora blames the children.
Torvald finds Dr Rank's cards and realizes that he is announcing his own death, which he finds "an uncomfortable idea. Nora draws away and firmly asks him to read his letters. He takes them into his study. Nora puts on Torvald's cloak and is apparently about to rush off and drown herself when Torvald comes in with Krogstad's letter in his hand and asks if the contents are true.BUILDING SUSTAINABLE RELATIONSHIPS THAT BRING BRANDS AND PEOPLE CLOSER - Mark Morin - TEDxLaval
Nora confirms that it is true, that she has loved him more than anything else in the world. Torvald dismisses this as "excuses. He accuses her of disgraceful behavior and says she has no sense of religion, morality or duty - all traits he believes she inherited from her father. She has, he says, ruined his life by putting him at Krogstad's mercy. Nora says that when she is out of the way, he will be free, but this only angers him more, as Krogstad could still make the affair known and imply that he was a party to Nora's forgery.
Torvald plans to appease Krogstad. He wants Nora to remain in his house and pretend that all is as before between them. But the appearance of a marriage will be all that remains. She will not be allowed to bring up their children. A maid arrives with a letter for Nora.
Torvald seizes it and opens it. Torvald changes his attitude towards Nora, saying that he has forgiven her and knows that she acted out of love for him; she chose the wrong means because of her lack of knowledge and helplessness, a trait that he finds attractive. He argues that, by forgiving her, he feels he has given Nora a new life so that she is now both his wife and his child.
But Nora says that Torvald has never understood her and that, until now, she has never understood Torvald. As he continues to address her as a little bird that he has to rescue, she takes off her fancy dress. Now in everyday dress, she wants to discuss their marriage. She tells him that this is their first serious talk in eight years.
She says that both her father and Torvald have treated her like a doll-child, with no opinions of her own, and have only played with her. Both men have committed "a great sin" against her.
It is Torvald's fault that she has made nothing of her life. Torvald grudgingly admits that there is some truth in what she says. He says that playtime is over, and now he will start to educate her. But she replies that he is not the man for the job, which is why she is leaving him; she must educate herself.
Torvald asks how she can neglect her sacred duty as a wife and mother. She says that she has a more important duty, to herself as a human being. She intends to look into religion and morality and form her own philosophy, rather than accepting the dictates that society has imposed upon her.
Torvald believes she is ill or has lost her mind, but she says her mind has never been so clear. She no longer loves Torvald, as he is not the man she thought him. She had believed that a wonderful thing would happen: She would not have accepted such a sacrifice on his part, and indeed, she had wanted to kill herself to prevent his having to make it.
But she has been disillusioned by the fact that he never intended to make it.
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