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A Doll's House Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3 Part 2 Summary

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Act 3 Part 2 Summary

Torvald goes out to collect the mail and discovers that someone has been trying to break the lock with a hairpin. Nora blames the children, and Torvald tells her that she must make sure it never happens again. On top of the stack of letters is a card with a black cross, which Nora says is Rank announcing his own death. Torvald grieves for him for a moment, saying that Rank's sorrow was the cloud against which his and Nora's happiness shone. He tries to get comfort out of holding Nora, but she moves away from him. He says that their mutual grief over Rank is keeping them apart and that until they're both recovered from their grief they must stay apart. He goes into his office to read his letters.

Left alone, Nora panics, realizing that even at that moment he's reading Krogstad's letter...

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