A Doll's House
by Henrik Ibsen
A Doll's House Love 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: "Do you know, when I am out at a party with you like this, why I speak so little to you […] It is because I make believe to myself that we are secretly in love." (3.139)
It's telling that Torvald's fantasies relegate his feelings for Nora to secret infatuation.
HELMER: "Now you have destroyed all my happiness. You have ruined all my future." (3.238)
After Torvald finds out the truth, all he seems to be worried about is himself. Does this mean he never really loved Nora?