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A Doll's House

A Doll's House

  

by Henrik Ibsen

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A Doll's House The Home Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Act.Line) Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

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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