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The play A Doll's House by Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen, addresses the rigid gender roles of the time. The Christmas celebration of a seemingly carefree a bourgeois family is shaken by the discovery of an old secret about an alleged inheritance and an illegal loan. 

The conflicts between the two spouses Nora and Torvald lead to Nora realizing how restricted she has been up to now and how the men in her life have been treating her as if she was a child or a possession. When she becomes painfully aware of these conditions, she immediately leaves her husband and children to begin a self-determined life.

The plot centers on a young woman, Nora, who, years before the actual action, forges a signature on a promissory note that allows her husband, Torv...

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