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A Doll's House

A Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen

The Home Quotes

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Quote #10

NORA: "Our home has been nothing but a playroom. I have been your doll-wife." (3.286)

Here it is: the central metaphor for the whole play. Nora is just Torvald's toy in a toy house.

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