This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Nora Helmer - This character is sensitive, sensible, and completely unaware of any self-worth until the last act of the play. Initially appearing flighty and excitable, this character is most concerned with being the charming and perfect spouse. This person is also secretive, forging a signature on a loan and lying about the source of the money, the household accounts, and taking odd jobs to earn extra money.
Torvald Helmer - This character is a smug lawyer and bank manager who represents the prevailing social structure. This reserved, conservative person establishes...
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