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A Doll's House Questions
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What is the dramatic question and inciting incident in this play?
"A Student Guide to Play Analysis"
Following the plot, the students are asked to identify the inciting event, the event that incites the initial action of the play. In A Doll House, the inciting event is Torvald’s promotion in the bank. Because Torvald is promoted and plans to relieve Krogstad from his position, Krogstad suspecting the worst, approaches Nora in the hope that she can convince Torvald to allow Krogstad to stay on at the bank. Had Torvald not been promoted, Krogstad most likely would have allowed Nora to silently finish paying her debt and kept her secret from Torvald.
Since Krogstad fears losing his job and wants desperately to earn respectability, he threatens Nora so she can help him retain his position.
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