Sacrifice In A Doll's House

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The sacrifice of Women in A Doll´s House by Henrik Ibsen In 19 centuries, the pattern of marriage is really different with nowadays. In Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll’s House”, he talks about the way of life of a married woman, who at the time in Norway is lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male dominated world.
Torvald Helmer and Nora Helmer has a very happy family, they have three children and they are living in a town of Norway. However, Torvald and Nora each has a unique role in their marriage. Torvald treats Nora as his little doll, like a plaything, whereas Nora treats Torvald as the man she will love forever that she can even sacrifice herself for him.
In the beginning of the play, Torvald always calls Nora by different
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Linde: I need someone to mother, and your children need a mother. We two need each other. Nils, I have faith in what, deep down, you are. With you I can face anything.”
“Mrs. Linde: When you’ve sold yourself once for other people’s sake, you don’t do it again.”
These quotes exemplify that Mrs. Linde wants to be a mother, and she was forced to leave last time. This is Mrs. Linde’s sacrifice in A doll’s house.
The third female character in a Doll’s house that sacrifice themselves is Anne Marie, the nurse maid. She left her own children and came to Helmer’s home, and look after theirs. The decision must be hard because, in that time period, leaving one’s own family and children would be hard to imagine, so the decision to abandon her child, must have been really difficult decision, and a big sacrifice.
Another thing that all these female characters had sacrificed is their job availability. Nora has to find a work to help her pay off her debt. Mrs. Linde really needs to support herself, but she has no other way to get a job. This is why her ask her old friend Nora to help her acquire a job.
“Mrs. Linde: My poor dear mother doesn’t need me anymore, she’s passed away. Nor the boys either; they’re at work now,

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