A Doll's House
Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House (1879) criticizes the nineteenth-century marriage norms and comments on the rights of women. It is the story of a woman who is going to abandon her children and marriage. Nora Helmer has an uneasy relationship with her husband Torvald Helmer, but has secretly borrowed money from Krogstad, one of Torvald's employees, to save his life. When Torvald learns about Nora's secret, he makes her life miserable.
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