A Doll's House - Study Guide Act 1 Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Nora arrives home from an afternoon of Christmas shopping. As she nibbles on some macaroons and takes off her coat, her husband Torvald calls out to her from his study. She calls back to him, asking him to come in and see what she's bought and then quickly hides the macaroons.

Torvald comes in, and in teasing language that refers to Nora as a little bird, a little squirrel and a "featherbrain," tries to convince her to not spend quite so much money. Nora says now that he's got a good job at the bank, they've got a little more money to spend, and this Christmas can be happier than last year. She shows him all the things she's bought for the children and the servants, but when he asks whether she stopped in at the sweet shop, she lies and says she...

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