This is an Italian dance that Nora performs at the neighbor's holiday party on Christmas. She rehearses it throughout the play, using its intense music at times to delay Torvald from discovering the truth of her past actions, and other times to play the dutiful doll to her doting husband.
The Helmers spend a substantial period of time in this place while Torvald regains his health and recuperates from his illness. Nora finances this expensive medical R&R, although Torvald believes her father is the man behind the money.
When Torvald is promoted at this workplace, he becomes the manager and is in charge of hiring and firing employees. He plans to fire Krogstad after discovering his past lies and forgeries. He intends to hire Mrs. Linde in his place.
Torvald often retires to this location when...
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