How does Nora’s character develop the theme that taking ownership of your own life is sometimes necessary? Nora admits that she did not raise the children properly in the past, and she wants to educate herself on better ways to raise them. Nora regrets her previous comment to Helmer about not trusting him, and she needs to leave to find someone she trusts to educate her. Nora decides that her decisions to be a wife and raise children were wrong, so she is leaving in order to educate herself properly. Nora wishes that she had not asked Helmer to educate her because she feels he has failed, so she wants to leave to find a new teacher.
Question: How does Nora’s character develop the theme that taking ownership of your own life