A Doll’s House is a play by Henrik Ibsen that was first performed in 1879. Explore a character analysis of Nora Helmer, the plot summary, and important quotes.


Read one-minute Sparklet summaries, the detailed scene-by-scene Summary & Analysis, the Full Play Summary, or the Full Play Analysis of A Doll's House.


See a complete list of the characters in A Doll’s House and in-depth analyses of Nora Helmer, Torvald Helmer, Krogstad, Mrs. Linde, and Dr. Rank.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in A Doll's House, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Quick Quizzes

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Get ready to ace your A Doll's House paper with our suggested essay topics, helpful essays about historical and literary context, mini essays, and more.

Further Study

Go further in your study of A Doll's House with background information on Henrik Ibsen and the play, movie adaptations, and links to resources on the web, and suggestions for further reading.