Mrs linde tries to make krogstad understand why she had to break with him in the past mrs linde makes clear to krogstad she understands why he has acted as he has in the past mrs linde and krogstad reach an understanding about their future together mrs linde explains to krogstad why he must not retrieve his damning letter. Mrs linde, feminism, and women's work, then and now mother, wife and role model: a contextual perspective on feminism in a doll's house kristin ørjasæter. The relationship between mrs linde and krogstad makes for a good comparison with nora's and torvald's marriage mrs linde's and krogstad's decision to be together after all this time is sincere, sweet, and reasonable, even if they are choosing somewhat traditional gender roles. Summary: discusses the henrik ibsen play, a doll's houseanalyzes the character of christine linde and her role as dramatic foil describes how mrs linde's character traits underscore those of nora's. How does ibsen show the audience that nora and mrs linde are about to change roles why does he make this literary choice due to the previous dramatic structure of melodrama, where stock characters were mostly utilized, ibsen gives mrs linde characteristics of the confidante and krogstad the villain.
Mrs linde: mrs linde is nora's friend from childhood she prides herself on having lived a hard life and learned from it she prides herself on having lived a hard life and learned from it she knows what it means to sacfrice for love. In the play, a doll's house, the character of mrs linde is a childhood friend of nora's that comes back into nora's life near the beginning of the play she has several dramatic functions in the play, the most prominent of these being that she is a foil to nora. Ultimately, mrs linde was a prominent character who helped shape the plot of this novel by, creating conflict with krogstad regarding the new job, plotting the idea of creating a new life for nora, and persuading krogstad to forgive nora's loan.
In contrast to the sense of personal pride and respect that mrs linde and nora feel, krogstad's pride is a much more public affair women and children took on the reputations of their husbands and fathers, so krogstad cannot afford to let his pride depend on personal sacrifices made behind the scenes. Mrs linde sacrifices the true love of her life, krogstad, and marries a man she does not love in order to support her dependent relatives the nurse has to give up her own child to look after other people's in order to survive financially. Nora's evolution, though inspiring, should not overshadow another crucial woman in the play: mrs kristine linde both women attain freedom in a society dominated by the adherence to conservative marital roles, but do it in different ways.
While she eats macaroons, dr rank and mrs linde enter rank starts speaking with torwald while linde speaks with nora linde insists her to ask her husband to give linde a job at the bank. By placing mrs linde in the role of the mediator, ibsen is striving to eliminate the idea that women are only capable of causing trouble he distinctly contrasts mrs linde to nora making nora the trouble maker, and mrs linde the problem solver. Examining gender in a doll house 6 mrs linde is a former schoolmate of nora's, but mrs linde is more mature than is nora whereas nora's childish behavior has been cultivated as part of her role as a victorian wife, mrs linde has gained maturity by supporting an invalid mother and young brothers, and later by supporting herself as a. Mrs linde has been cast in the role of caretaker all her life, first for her mother and brothers and then for her husband now that she does not have anyone to take care of, she feels empty on a deeper level, mrs linde is bitter that she gave up her chance at happiness only to find herself not needed anymore. Thespian warning: any actress playing the role of mrs linde will be doing a great deal of attentive listening meddling with the helmers: in act three, mrs linde becomes more pivotal.
Nora's first conversation with mrs linde plays a key role in establishing nora's childlike, self-centered, and insensitive characterthough she purports to be interested in mrs linde's problems, nora repeatedly turns the conversation back to her own life with torvald. In a doll's house, nora is contrasted against mrs linde, and helmer is opposite to krogstadrank is also somehow similar to nora the most striking contrast is between nora and mrs linde. Mrs linde expresses concern about dr rank's daily visits she believes that he is unduly fond of nora and that he is the one who lent her the money nora refutes her suspicion about the source of the money.
A doll's house (bokmål: et dukkehjem also translated as a doll house) is a three-act play written by norway's henrik ibsenit premiered at the royal theatre in copenhagen, denmark, on 21 december 1879, having been published earlier that month. Mrs linde is the first person to understand nora's pleasure in being 'almost like' a man (act one, p 37) perhaps this develops nora's independence and gives her the courage to take the course of action she does. Rather than marrying the dashing young nils krogstad, she married a businessman, mr linde, so that she could support her sick mother and her two younger brothers in order to sever herself from her beloved nils, she wrote him a nasty note saying that she didn't love him anymore.
Similarly, in some editions, mrs linde's first name is spelled christine rather than kristine nora - the protagonist of the play and the wife of torvald helmer nora initially seems like a playful, naïve child who lacks knowledge of the world outside her home. Later, nora brags to mrs linde, her childhood friend, that she earned money on her own account and saved her husband's life mrs linde questions nora if she'll ever tell helmer of the truth as to the origination of the money, and nora exclaims that torvald, is a man with a good deal of pride—it would be terribly embarrassing and. A doll house henrik ibsen play a doll house, written in 1879, focuses on a story of a disparaging role of women in victorian society through his doll motif, played out in nora's sudden distaste for her home.