Aspects of Modern Drama.
She cleverly manipulates the men around her while, to them, she seems to be staying in her subordinate role. Their false devotion has been merely playacting.
Ibsen shows his realist style through modern views and tones that are acted out by the characters in this infamous story. The characters of Nora and Mrs.
Individuals naturally want to place the blame on others, instead of taking responsibility for their own actions.
Nora's independent nature is in contradiction to the tyrannical authority of Torvald. The costume and dance are part of Torvald's fantasy of gazing upon Nora from across the room at a party and pretending that she is something exotic. The assumed superiority of their husbands traps them in their households.