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A Doll House was written in 1879 by Henrik Ibsen a Norwegian Playwright It is a play about the role of women in Ibsens time Nora is a major character who struggles to bring happiness to her family When her husband Torvald is sick Nora borrows money from her husbands bank to pay for a trip to heal her husband by Krogstads help The play takes place after this trip and we see that Torvald is restored to full health Torvald treats Nora just like a doll and nothing more We find out that Nora secretly pays back the money she borrowed An old friend named MrsLinde comes to Helmers house in search for a job and Nora persuades her husband to let MrsLinde have a job at his bank Krostad faces a problem that he is getting fired and he threats Nora that he would blackmail about her secret to her husband if she wouldnt help him his job to be secured After Torvald finds out instead of Torvald being thankful for his wife for trying to save her husband for a dreadful illness he is furious and says he will be humiliated and torn by Society when they find out what his wife did She realizes that her whole life she has just been a doll in a doll house She tells Torvald how hard she has tried to be a good wife and build a family but it wont work She decides to walk out of her marriage This action went against all the traditional values at the time and sparked a revolution Ibsen showed the world a reality that society didnt want to see There are many production of A Doll House from time to time They are directed by various directors and performed on various stages by various male and female actors Some of productions are same as original written by Ibsen and some are slightly different from
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