In Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, there are several places where Nora reveals her feelings and thoughts.
At the end of Act One, when Torvald says that people that go wrong young in life are generally children of chronic liars, we learn that Nora is afraid that her presence will poison her children because of the lies she has had to tell to save Torvald's life. Torvald has left the room and Anne-Marie wants to bring the children in, as they are begging to see their mother:
No, no, no don't let them in to me!...Hurt my children—! Poison my home? That's not true. Never. Never in all the world.
When Krogstad finally tells Nora that he will expose the lie she has hidden as to where she received the money to take Torvald to Italy, Nora dreads the event. She believes so completely in Torvald's love for her that she plans her own suicide so that...
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