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Nora Perceived by Other Characters In the Victorian age many woman were thought of as mere objects Most woman has no real social status and were not allowed to express themselves freely A Dolls House a play by Henrik Ibsen has brought controversy to the conclusion in which Nora leaves her family Nora perceived in many different ways is the catalyst that forces Nora to leave her family Many people had found it difficult to understand how Nora could dessert her husband and children In the Victorian Age it was not only unheard of to walk out on your loved ones but unethical as well There are many incidents that inch by inch helps Nora come to the conclusion that she must leave her home and family As Nora states My first duty is to myself Ibsen 68 Her husband Torvald treats Nora more as a possession then an equal partner He uses manipulates and molds her to fit perfectly into his facade Krogstad a morally diseased man who works for Torvald also uses Nora to gain a higher position at work He believes her to be an easy target for blackmail Noras best childhood friend Christine Linde helps her realize that a woman can think act and live independently for herself As Nora realizes that she must find her true self the ways in which Krogstad Christine and Torvald perceive her dramatically change Christine Linde a woman who has had to live independently since her husband died suddenly comes back to visit Nora and finds Nora has not changed from her childish ways in high school Nora for an instant does not recognize her old friend because of the time that has passed since the last time she saw her Christine tells Nora of her husbands passing and how he did not leave her any money or even any sorrow or grief to live upon Ibsen 6 She tells Nora how
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