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A Doll's House

A Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House: Can’t Buy Me Love Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Doll's House? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Over all, A Doll’s House can be said to address which important theme?


Gender roles in domestic spaces
Christmas’ effect on the economy
Love’s ability to conquer all
The need to find out who you are
Both gender roles and identity
Q. At the beginning of the play, Torvald and Nora see New Year’s Day as


A day off from work
A point when their lives will be happier
The last day Krogstad can collect his debt
A good time to eat pork chops
Q. At the end of the play, New Year’s Day ironically becomes


A point when their lives are happier, although Nora and Torvald are separated
The day Krogstad gets his money back
A terrible day to eat sauerkraut
A day filled with familial obligations
Q. What has damaged the Helmer household the most?


The debt
The way Torvald ruled the house
Dr. Rank’s “disease”
Macaroons
Q. Why does the play have its title?


Anne Marie plays with a doll with the children.
Torvald calls Nora his “doll”.
Nora has felt like a doll all her life.
The play was originally shown only in very, very small theaters.
Christine makes dolls for her job.
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