Is it possible to feel sympathy for Krogstad in A Doll's House, and how does Ibsen make you feel it?

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Yes, it is certainly possible to feel sympathy for Krogstad. For example, we know that he was once in love with Christine Linde and that she married another man who was more "well off" because she had a sick mother and two younger brothers to support. When she and Krogstad finally speak, alone, together, he tells her how it all seemed to him then: "a heartless woman jilts a man when a more lucrative chance turns up[.]"

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