Essays Tagged: "Linde"

A Doll's House Characters

iving down his past. Additionally, Krogstad's claim that his immoral behaviour came about when Mrs. Linde abandoned him for a man with money so she could provide for her family makes it possible for u ... rstand Krogstad as something of a victim of circumstances. One could argue that society forced Mrs. Linde away from Krogstad and thus prompted his crime. Though society's unfair treatment of Krogstad ...

(4 pages) 82 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henrik Isben's The Dolls House: A comparison and contrast of 2 main charachters, Nora and Kristine.

As women of the Victorian period, Nora Helmer and Kristine Linde were both prisoners and pioneers of the time. In that society, women were viewed as being infe ... gain her freedom as an individual and was now in search for new life and responsibilities.Kristine Linde, a childhood friend of Nora has lived a different life from the sheltered one that Nora has. I ... arriage and her attempts to keep her lies a secret by hiding her "relationship" with Krogstad. Mrs. Linde feels some responsiblity for what Krogstad is doing, because of their torrid past together. Sh ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Doll's House ACT I: Character Analysis

em. Nora even asks for money for Christmas instead of presents.Later, Nora's childhood friend, Mrs. Linde, arrives. The two quickly catch up on the events of their lives. Nora tells Mrs. Linde about h ... ves. Nora tells Mrs. Linde about her husband's promotion and how they will have lots of money. Mrs. Linde reminisces that Nora was a spendthrift at a young age. We also are told at this time that Nora ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of Irony in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House

taly so Torvald could recover. Only Nils Krogstad, another man at the bank, and Nora's best friend, Linde, know about her terrible secret. Linde and Krogstad have also failed in society like Nora: Kro ... Krogstad have also failed in society like Nora: Krogstad has performed the same act of forgery, and Linde had to work to support her family while most women stayed at home. Nora and Torvald succeed in ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison and Contrast Essay on Ibsen's "A Doll's House" Title: Two Old School Friends

sensible and completely unaware of her own worth until the last act of the play. In contrast, Mrs. Linde is a widow who married her husband for money and has no children. Since her husbands death she ... r mother has since died and her brothers are grown up and have made good lives for themselves. Mrs. Linde now has only herself to take care of.The play also shows how Mrs. Linde has matured and Nora h ...

(3 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Doll's House

s House", female main characters experience several revelations that alter their behavior. Both Ms. Linde and Nora are completely different characters by the end of the play. Although both Ms. Linde a ... trol them, by the end of the play they have both taken their lives into their own hands. Ms. Linde enters the play as an old friend of Nora's who has come back to visit and to attempt to get a ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Torvald's Dominance

lives a sheltered life in which there is no need of worrying about problems like the ones that Ms. Linde has encountered. Torvald simply tells her what do and how to do it. One could even go as far a ...

(5 pages) 51 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"More Money More Problems" A dolls House by Henrick Isben

is a called a "spendthrift" on two different occasions in the story. However, her husband and Mrs. Linde do not see her as very responsible but merely very childish instead. She seems to be happy wit ...

(2 pages) 57 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ibsen, Henrik "A Doll's House"

alienating his wife with his dominating personality and chiding remarks. Another character is Mrs. Linde, a widow who married a man she never loved for financial stability after her father's death le ... s her children to escape her issues with men, rather than standing up to her husband's ridicule.Ms. Linde's character appears as Nora's friend in the first act, and we learn that she and Nora have bee ...

(4 pages) 213 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"What does the play "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen suggest about self-fulfillment?"

ship with her husband, Torvald Helmer, contributes to her growth and understanding of herself. Mrs. Linde is a representative of the restrictions society places on women, which in turn helps Nora brea ... ts with a lie. She borrows money, with her father's forged signature to save her husbands life."MRS LINDE: Because a wife can't borrow without her husband's consent.NORA [with a toss of her head]: Ah, ...

(7 pages) 86 1 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Doll's House

At the same time, another visitor has arrived, this one unknown. To Nora's great surprise, Kristine Linde, a former school friend, comes into the room. The two have not seen each other for years, but ... into the room. The two have not seen each other for years, but Nora mentions having read that Mrs. Linde's husband passed away a few years earlier. Mrs. Linde tells Nora that when her husband died, s ...

(5 pages) 67 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Looks are Decieving: "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen.

uneducated, superficial stereotypical housewife. In a conversation, Nora fills the patronizing Mrs. Linde in on her scandalous activities. She confesses that she took out a lone for Torvald's indispen ... worry him with her troubles. This reveals a very unselfish and concerned Nora. She then tells Mrs. Linde that she borrowed the money from Krogstad by forging her fathers signature. This shows that sh ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Henrik Ibsen "A Doll's House": Explore how the minor characters are used with regard to plot development revealing aspects of the character of Nora, and thematic issues.

The three minor characters Mrs. Linde, Krogstad and Dr. Rank are the main factors contributing to Nora's process of change. The entr ... issues. Nora changes and reveals herself increasingly as these characters enter her life.When Mrs. Linde enters Ibsen has already established the characteristics of Nora. She has been presented to th ... me". The use of pet names gives an image of an animal trapped in its cage. As Nora hears about Mrs. Linde's life, the death of her husband, her caring for her mother and family and so on, we sense she ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Doll House

ened my eyes. Thinking about all the intimate times we had together makes me sick .I'm staying with Linde for tonight and then I'm going to my parents house. I was so scared last night that Torvald wo ...

(2 pages) 276 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Mask Of Marriage

wife throughout most of the play in which she shops for the gifts for Christmas and boasts to Mrs. Linde about the accomplishments of her husband. Nora further displays her insignificance when, refer ... ore everbody he's close to, even his own wife and children" (Ibsen 988). Torvalds' comments to Mrs. Linde about her need to give up knitting for embroidery shows his desire for the prettier of the two ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cassandra by Chrysta Wolf

ll in power.Henrik Ibsen uses the socio-economic classes to show women’s role in society. Mrs. Linde, Nora’s friend, who is less fortunate than her, gave up Krogstad to take care of her moth ...

(3 pages) 1037 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A Doll's House essay

nduct that is accepted by an individual for his/hers own behavior. Helmer, Nora, Krogstadt and Mrs. Linde all use this definition of morality, so they can justify their actions. Throughout the play it ... ify their actions. Throughout the play it seems quite obvious that Helmer, Nora, Krogstadt and Mrs. Linde all believe in morality at all costs, this is shown because all of these characters are determ ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Challenging the conventions of marriage in Henrik Ibsen's "The Doll's House"

In this essay I will examine how Ibsen explores the key areas in which the characters Nora and Mrs. Linde were representative of how women were exploited and trapped in key areas such as finance, work ... ntially had no rights. The play also focuses on the relationship between two other characters, Mrs. Linde and Krogstad, to show what a true marriage is should be based on.The image of the patriarch is ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Doll's House Reader Response Journal

ving the burliest of men a ballerina's tutu to preform "Swan Lake" at the Bolshoi theatre.When Mrs. Linde enters the scene into the Helmer's household, I feel like it's a humorous scene despite the sa ... 't see them just now, for they are out with their nurse. But now you must tell me all about it. Mrs Linde. No, no; I want to hear about you. Nora. No, you must begin. I mustn't be selfish today; today ...

(13 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors