In "A Dollhouse" Henrik Ibsen values on marriage are honesty, trust, and manipulation he shares this in the play with a very sheltered marriage. Is it right to have these values in a marriage, is modern society okay with this? In the play there is a married couple who had money problems, during an emergency the wife Nora had to get a loan from the bank a bank bookkeeper names Krogstad, where he husband Torvald worked during getting the loan Nora forged her father 's signature. She told her husband that she had received the money from her father. After almost paying off her loan, her childhood friend Mrs. Lindel come to ask if her husband can get her a job in the bank as a bookkeeper, since he had become a manager and Nora agreed.
As the play progresses, it is revealed that Nora’s disobedience consists of more than simply eating the occasional macaroon: at the beginning of her marriage, she secretly borrowed money from Nils Krogstad and forged her father’s signature in order to finance a trip to Italy that was necessary to save Torvald’s life. When Torvald finds out about the debt and fails to forgive her until he is sure that his reputation is safe, Nora realizes that her understanding of herself, her husband, her marriage, and even her society was all wrong. She decides that she can no longer be happy in her life and marriage, and resolves to leave Torvald and her home in order to find a sense of self and learn about the world. The play's final image of Nora is of an embittered yet sophisticated, intelligent, and newly empowered woman boldly escaping the
I'm his daughter of course he's gonna look after me but I can't ask for him to spend all his money on me. So that's why I can't bring this up to them. All the answers I'm gonna get is going to be disappointing. And there's something even worse: What if he says that he could support me throughout college in the US and I go there and everything is awful? What if after all that stuff I wanted to come back more than anything?
This is because she needs the money for the debt before it is too late and Uncle sells the farm. Lyddie also wants bring her family back together. One reason Lyddie should not sign the petition is because she needs money to pay off the debt before it’s too late and her Uncle sells the families farm. “ ‘We be selling it,’ he said, ‘We got to have the money- for-for Brattleboro. ’” (120) Uncle has come to visit Lyddie, to give Rachel (her younger sister) to her and to tell Lyddie he is selling the farm.
He says this because he doesn’t want the Monsignor to suspect wrongdoing. Donald’s parents only care about his future and are abusive towards him. Sister Aloysius scheduled a meeting with his mother to talk about her suspicions. Donald’s mother talks away from the subject of Father Flynn’s abuse; she repeatedly asks if the meeting had anything to do with Donald being expelled. His mother begged Sister Aloysius to keep him at St. Michael for the rest of the year.
As the magic of the party dispels, she is back to being the woman she is. However, Madame Mathilde’s tale is not the Cinderella tale we have all grown accustomed to, as she finds herself frantically searching for the jewels she has borrowed from her friend. Despite both her and her husband’s attempts at retracing their steps, the necklace was nowhere to be found. Terrified of what her dear friend would think, Madame Mathilde finds herself visiting several jewelers in attempt to search for a similar necklace. Finally, they are able to buy one for 36,000 francs, by borrowing and mortgaging money from different places.
However, he still scolds Nora for spending too much, arguing that they needed to be cautious with their finances as his promotion had not yet been made official. Mrs. Linde, on the other hand, is in desperate need of a job following the death of her husband. When Torvald replaces Krogstad with her at the bank, it leaves him threatening to turn Nora in in order to get his job back. In this case, the bank works as a symbol for the pervasive presence of money in the characters’ lives. Moreover, the main conflict of the play surrounds the money borrowed by Nora in order to pay for Torvald’s treatment, even though Torvald’s position towards borrowing was made clear in the first act: “No debts!
However, if she signed the petition It would take Lyddie much longer to make enough money to be able to pay off her family’s debts and she needs to get her family back together as soon as she can. Lyddie should not sign the petition because she needs to save up as much money as she can. Working at the factory gives Lyddie a chance to get the money she needs, but if she signs the petition there could be
A Doll’s House is a short play by Henrik Ibsen. The plot revolves around a married woman, Nora Helmer, and how she borrowed money to save her husband, Torvald Helmer’s life when he was very ill. On a day before Christmas, Linde, Nora’s high-school friend and widow, visits as she is hoping to find a job. Nora tells Linde of what she has done as proof that she has been through rough times and still is until now because her husband is assigned bank director. Krogstad, the man that lend the money to Nora, is about to get fired by Torvald because of his infamous reputation at the bank. This causes him to threaten Nora and expose her secret to her husband unless he gets his job back.
As his duty as a father, he should be aware of his daughter school schedule. Even if he was late for a good reason, he should at least apologised to her afterwards. The second thing that I noticed is when Sasha was told by his father to lie about Aunt May when her mother questioned her about her lateness on that day by saying that she had a school activity that she forgot to tell to her mother. Aunt May was later revealed as Yem 's second wife who was secretly married to him without the first 's wife knowledge. I personally think that her father should not forced Sasha to lie to her own mother about Aunt May 's existence.