Character analysis of nora in a dolls housePaper Rating: Word Count: 1029 Approx Pages: 4
Nora's Change into the Woman She Never Was
Many times, grown-ups never mature into responsible and capable adults. These people are more often than not those who come from wealth and prosperity, who are never held accountable for their own money and actions. Such is the case of Nora Helmer, a character in the play "A Doll's House, originally written by Henrik Ibsen. "A Doll's House chronicles the story of a husband and wife who live in a flat. Throughout the story, the reader sees Nora, the wife of Torvald Helmer, change from a "girl completely dependant on everyone around her, into a rebellious, self-aware "woman who realizes she has been living in the shadow of her father and her husband her entire life. As the story progresses, Nora evolves from a sheltered housewife into a confident, independent woman.
The first time Nora is introduced, she is humming, excited to show Torvald what she has bought for Christmas. Even though the play has just began, it is evident Nora has little responsibility. Much like a young girl would, she is quick to spend her money, knowing it's going to come with consequences. After she shows Torvald what she has bough