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Unit Test Review. The Author. Who wrote “A Doll’s House?” Henrik Ibsen It premiered in the year… 1879. The Setting. “A Doll’s House” takes place in the country of: Norway The time of year is… Christmas. The Characters. The protagonist is… Nora Helmer Torvald Helmer is…

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Unit test review

Unit Test Review


The author

The Author

Who wrote “A Doll’s House?”

Henrik Ibsen

It premiered in the year…

1879


The setting

The Setting

“A Doll’s House” takes place in the country of:

Norway

The time of year is…

Christmas


The characters

The Characters

The protagonist is…

Nora Helmer

TorvaldHelmer is…

Nora’s husband

Torvald is the manager of…

A bank


More characters

More Characters

Nora’s friend from school is …

Mrs. Linde

The first antagonist in the play is…

Krogstad

______ is becomes the main antagonist.

Torvald

_____ is a family friend who is in love with Nora.

Dr. Rank


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Nora borrowed money from Krogstad to…

Take Torvald to Italy for his health


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At the beginning of the play, Nora has been paying off her loan by…

Secretly taking in copying work and…

Economizing with

her household expenses


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Krogstad is able to blackmail Nora because…

She forged her father’s signature

Nora is unable to convince Torvald to keep

Krogstadworking because…

  • Krogstad is too familiar with Torvald

  • His reputation is shady (he also forged documents

  • Mrs. Linde will take his position at the bank

  • He has already told people about the dismissal

  • Nora called him “petty”


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_____ is Mrs. Linde’s true love.

Krogstad

She broke his heart because…

He could not support her along with her younger brothers and sick mother

Her love melts the heart of Krogstad and he offers…

To get rid of the letter to Torvald


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Mrs. Linde tells Krogstad to let Torvald see the letter because…

  • The marriage won’t survive if it is based upon lies

  • Nora needs to grow up and experience some of the pain of the “real world”


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When Torvald reads the letter he does/does not act the way Nora had hoped he would.

DOES NOT

This is ironic because…

Torvald had previously said that he wished he could save Nora’s life.


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At the end of the play Nora leaves in order to…

Discover her identity beyond being a daughter, wife, or mother

In other words, she needed to…

FIND HERSELF!


Symbolism

Symbolism

The Macaroons:

Nora’s deceitfulness and deception

The Christmas Tree:

The breaking down or deterioration of their marriage and of Nora’s life

The Tarantella:

Nora’s life spinning out of control


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Symbolism

New Year’s Day:

Rebirth/Hope

The title “ A Doll’s House”:

Nora’s sheltered world, Torvald’s treatment of Nora


Themes

Themes

Women’s role in society

Appearance vs. Reality


Vocabulary and terms

Vocabulary and Terms

There will be a matching portion of the test which contains:

  • 10 Contextual Vocabulary words from “ A Doll’s House”

  • 10 Drama Terms

    You are responsible for studying these terms!


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