Four Major Plays Topics for Discussion

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Which do you think is the right ending to A Doll's House? Which is truer to Nora's character? To the story? To a woman's perspective? Explain your answer.

In what ways do the other female characters in this collection (Mrs. Alving, Hedda, Hilde, Mrs. Linde, Mrs. Elvsted, Aline Solness) live in "a doll's house"? In what ways do they try to escape? In what ways do they allow themselves to remain?

Consider the role played by love in "A Doll's House." Nora protests that she got the loan from Krogstad out of love for her husband and family and that she forged her father's signature on her IOU to Krogstad out of a loving desire to not trouble her dying father. Are these really acts of love, or is she merely claiming to love out of a desire to justify and/or protect herself?

Is there a...

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