A Doll's House
by Henrik Ibsen
A Doll's House Lies and Deceit Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
HELMER: "I ought to have foreseen it. All your father's want of principle--be silent!--all your father's want of principle has come out in you." (3.236)
Where else in the play are there ideas of inherited guilt?
HELMER: "What a horrible awakening! All these eight years--she who was my joy and pride--a hypocrite, a liar--worse, worse--a criminal!" (3.236)
The fact that Nora did all these things for him seems to be completely lost on Torvald.