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  • Created on: 16-03-13 16:17
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  • Themes
    • Betrayal
      • Sacrificial role of women - they have to betray
        • Nora  sacrafices for her husbands sake
          • She tells T in act 3 "thousands of women have" (sacrificed their integrity)
        • The nurse sacrifices for Nora - convention suppressed
        • Mrs Linde sacrifices her relationship with Krogstad for her family
      • To society's expectations
        • Mother tells joe it doesn't excuse it
        • Chris goes against it "I'm yellow"
        • The whole neighbourhood betrays it
        • Frank avaoids the draft
      • To family
        • Parent/Child
          • Nora's father betrayed her. She thought he was a perfect father.
          • Nora leaves her children
          • Ann and George betray their father by not speaking to him.
          • Torvald beleives corruption is from mothers
          • Keller betrays the image Chris hd of him
        • Husband/Wife
          • Nora leaves Torvald
          • Torvald has betrayed Nora's trust and does not fulfill the miracle
          • Combined betrayal with Keller and Kate working together
          • Macaroons show Nora betraying Torvalds rules
          • Jim doesn't really like his relationship
      • To oneself
        • Jim says how everyone tries to be idealistic but they always fail
        • Chris realises he is not idealistic
        • Nora tells herself that she is in a good relationship
        • Jim betrays his dream
      • To Friends
        • Dr Rank betrays Nora's  friendship
      • Props/Symbolism
        • George's hat shows him un doing his betrayal
        • Dress - Nora's wanting to betray
    • Deceit
      • Language  used to decieve
        • Keller's speech
        • Nora's quick lies i.e macaroons
        • Nora's
        • Kates buttering up George
      • To family
        • To oneself
          • Mother pretends Larry is still alive
          • Keller decieves himself that what he did was right
          • Torvald decieves himself that Nora is happy
          • Nora pretends she is happy at the start 0 see this contrasted at the end
          • Chris decieves himself that he is idealistic
        • Parent/child
          • Keller decieves his son
        • Husband/wife
          • Mrs Linde deceived Krogstad as to why she left him
          • A joint effort with Keller and Kate
            • Joe supports Kate in her expectation of Larry’s return, and Kate supports Joe in his claimed innocence regarding the faulty cylinder heads incident
          • Nora constantly deceives Torvald
      • Props/Symbolism
        • Macaroons
        • The  Jail
        • The garbage pail - Keller wants to hide things
    • Impact of the past
      • Props/ symbolism
        • Larry's tree
          • the wind that blows down the tree is a symbolic indication that the past will return
        • Nora's dress
        • Larry's baseball glove
        • Georges hat brings back Steve
        • Jail
          • Kellers have difficulty in handling reminders of the past
            • Creates conflict between the two
        • Larry's letter
          • Devestating consequences
        • Krogstads letter
      • Anns return
        • Catalyst for other past problems
          • Creates conflict with multiple characters
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    • Tensions
      • Husband and wife
        • Due to wanting something different
          • Jim always wanted more
          • Lydia wanted George
          • Mrs Linde wanted to help her family
          • Nora wants to be free from her relationship
      • Parents and children
        • Nora rejects her children as a result of others words
          • Torvald tell hers of poison
          • Dr Rank symbolises the pain caused to children
        • Reasoning for Nora's leaving is that she does not want to hurt the children
          • she says she cannot educate them, she needs to make herself better before she can be a true role model
      • Impacted by the past
        • Ann and George have tension
      • Props and symbolisim
        • Nora's dress symbolises the tensions she wants to get rid of
        • Larry's tree scene shows Kate blaming Keller
        • Dance symbolises the overwhelming tension/madness Nora is feeling
        • Light symbolises the lack of tension Nora has with another man
      • Created by society
        • Torvald thinks of his image first
        • Between Frank and Lydia
        • Untitled
        • Chris has to face being idealistic or following his family
      • Apperance and reality
        • Dr Rank does not see the true tension in Torvald and Nora's marriage
        • Stage directions at the beginning show a very calm houeshold
          • Sues talk with Ann
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