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One Mans Change Essay

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Ibsen, Henrik. A Doll's House. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1992.One Man's Change In Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, characters may change or stay the same. In this case, Nils Krogstad is a dynamic character that changes during the course of the play. Krogstad is a conniving and ruthless person who will do what it takes to keep his position at the bank by blackmailing Nora into convincing Torvald into letting him keep his job. This all changes when the love of his life, Christine, comes back to amend their past. Krogstad's dynamic character traits changed to influence the outcome of the play by saving Nora's life instead of destroying it.Originally Krogstad is a devious character that did clever things so that the other characters would not know of his wrongdoings. Krogstad says, "I promised to get you"¦which I drew up" (Ibsen 22). At this point Krogstad has enclosed small documentation in the bond to Nora at which he knew she would not be able to go over because she was in such panic over Torvald. He uses his wits to go about his business and trick others.To start off, Krogstad was a deceitful man that would stop at nothing to get what he wanted. Krogstad said to Nora, "Foolish or not, it is the law by which you will be judged if I produce this paper in court" (24). He is willing to bring this to the court just to keep his job at the bank no matter who gets hurt in the process. Later on Krogstad has a change because of the love...

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