How does Krogstad know that Nora considered suicide?
On a practical level, Krogstad has been in her position, and so he is aware of what thoughts might go through her head. To Nora, though, his knowledge appears practically supernatural. His knowledge about her loan and her forgery loom over her, and now he has knowledge of her innermost thoughts.
Do you think that Krogstad is making excuses when he says that Torvald has forced him to blackmail?
Most students will probably agree--Krogstad has limited options, but he does not have to resort to blackmail. Krogstad is painting himself as a victim here, even as he takes advantage of the Helmers for his own...
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