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The play A Doll House is a story about a womans debt conflicting with her marriage Nora the wife borrows money from a friend to take care of her sick husband Torvald Helmer She plans on paying Nils Krogstad the loaner back but he uses this debt as blackmail when her husband fires him from his job Helmer acts as a father to Nora then a husband Nora is portrayed as a doll for most of the story At the end of the story she finally analyzes her relationship and realizes she needs to leave her husband Noras life was practically just fun and games Helmer used her as a toy She had to obey whatever Helmer said He was definitely the boss of the family He worked and made all the money for the family He regulated how much money would be given to the wife and he paid all the bills Housekeepers and nannies were hired so Nora really had no worries All she did was play with the children and with Helmer Helmer is real bossy He always expresses his opinions about problems in the household whereas Nora has to keep her opinion to herself not wanting to upset Helmer Yes very that is if you actually hung onto the money I give you and you actually used it to buy yourself something But it goes for the house and for all sorts of foolish things and then only I have to lay out some morep1144 Helmer teaches her what are right and wrong and how things should work with expenses and other everyday things He treats her as if she is his five-year old daughter Even though she acts childish she hides a very meaningful secret As her father was dying and her husband was sick she borrowed a great amount of money from Nils Krogstad Krogstad was an employee at the bank that Helmer managed at Nora kept this
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