Important Quotations of A Doll's House explained

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Act II)My dear darling Nora,you are dancing as if your life depended on it.
It reflects how her life is beginning to spin out of control and it foreshadows what may happpen between Torvald and Nora.
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Act III)I believe that before all else I am a reasonabe human being just as you are...that I must try and become one.
This indicates Nora's realisation at becoming more than just a doll and fufiilling her needs for herself as a human.
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Act III) I am going to see if I can make out who is right, the world or I
It signifies how Nora realises that she will no longer passively conform to what society wants for her and seeks to find out her true self.
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Act II) Toravld wants me to go as a Neapolitan fishergirl and dance the tarantella that I learnt at Capri.
This indicates how Torvald expects Nora to be doll like by choosing what he wants her to do at the ball
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Act II)There!There-not these frightened dove's eyes!Now you must go and play through the tarantella and practice you tambourine.
This indicates Torvald's blatant blindness to what is going on and ultimately is made to look a fool because of dramatic irony.
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Act II)Helmer's refined nature gives him unconquerable disgust at everything that is ugly; I won't have him in my sickroom.
This indicates the irony of what She has is in fact ugly unbeknown to himtherefore it foreshadows his reaction later on in the play.
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This indicates Nora's realisation at becoming more than just a doll and fufiilling her needs for herself as a human.

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Act III)I believe that before all else I am a reasonabe human being just as you are...that I must try and become one.

Card 3

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It signifies how Nora realises that she will no longer passively conform to what society wants for her and seeks to find out her true self.

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Card 4

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This indicates how Torvald expects Nora to be doll like by choosing what he wants her to do at the ball

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Card 5

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This indicates Torvald's blatant blindness to what is going on and ultimately is made to look a fool because of dramatic irony.

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