This discussion will measure your ability to apply Historical and Feminist Theory to your interpretations. Don’t forget to respond in complete paragraphs and
to three posts.
In the first few lines of the play Helmer calls his wife, “my little sky-lark,” “my little squirrel,” and “my little spendthrift.” What do these “terms of endearment”
reveal about Helmet’s character? Nora’s character? Their relationship as husband and wife?
Discuss how the following function in the drama: the tarantella, the bank, the nursery, the hospital, the Christmas tree, macaroons, the loan, poison, imagery
bird imagery the expected miracle