A Doll's House
by Henrik Ibsen
A Doll's House Respect and Reputation 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.
NORA: "Yes--yes, of course. Just recall to your mind what these malicious creatures wrote in the papers about papa, and how horribly they slandered him." (2.108)
It seems Nora's family has a history of scandal.
HELMER: "Your father's reputation as a public official was not above suspicion. Mine is." (2.109)
Helmer seems to base a lot of his self worth on what other people think about him.