A Doll's House
by Henrik Ibsen
A Doll's House Women and Femininity 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.
MRS. LINDE: "Nils, a woman who has once sold herself for another's sake, doesn't do it a second time." (3.72)
Christine is unwilling to sell herself a second time. Did Nora sell herself in a way when she married Torvald?
MRS. LINDE: "What a difference! Someone to work for and live for—a home to bring comfort into." (3.84)
A Doll's House is often discussed as play that shows the imprisonment of housewives, but Christine is an example of a woman who willingly and joyfully assumes the role.