The Question and Answer section for A Doll’s House is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The letter from Helmer contained Krogstad's dismissal.
Nora [breathlessly]. Torvald--what was that letter?
Helmer. Krogstad's dismissal.
Mrs. Linde is helping Nora to fix her dress.
Nora. Yes, I was passing by. As a matter of fact, it is something you could help me with. Let us sit down here on the sofa. Look here. Tomorrow evening there is to be a fancy-dress ball at the...
At the end of Act II, Nora's intent remains unclear. We can infer that she means to take her own life.... or that she intends to begin a new life.... without Torvald.