2. 'A Doll’s House,’ by Henrik Ibsen
In Ibsen’s classic theatrical work, housewife Nora secretly oversteps traditional gender roles by borrowing money in order to save her husband. However, the villainous moneylender, Krogstad, threatens to reveal what she has done. Facing her husband’s disapproval, and possible legal ramifications, Nora finds the strength to assume the autonomy society has denied her.