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Plot Henrik Ibsens 'a dolls house' begins with a discussion between two main characters, Nora and her old school friend Mrs Linde.
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Henrik Ibsens 'a dolls house' begins with a discussion between two main characters, Nora and her old school friend Mrs Linde. Mrs Linde a penniless widow has came to see Nora in-order to receive a job. During this first scene Mrs Linde and Nora have a slight disagreement over Nora's capacity to do hard work, this causes great annoyance to Nora who then reveals to her friend that she in-fact secretly took out a loan herself in-order to pay for a vacation to Italy which cured her husband Torvalds mystery Illness. This early revelation acts as an exposition for the audience, demonstrating important information and events prior to the play.
Kind-hearted Nora agrees to ask her husband to give Mrs Linde a job at his bank.
Rank enters the room in which the two female characters are discussing work matters. He mutters about society being rich with corruption. During this discussion Krogstad arrives at the house and goes to the study in order to talk to Torvald about his loosing his job. After Krogstad leaves Rank comments that Krogstad himself is a morally corrupt villain. Rank and Mrs Linde leave Nora
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