• Late 19th Century Creole Society As It Pertains To
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    Late 19 th Century Creole Society as it pertains to: Kate Chopin's The Awakening During the 1890 s, New Orleans was an interesting place to be. Characterized by strict social codes, both spoken and unspoken, a prosperous lifestyle was the reward for following these strict laws of the society. This conformity made for a strenuous situation for Edna Pontellier, the protagonist of Kate Chopin s novel, The Awakening. It is of utmost necessity that Chopin places Edna in this unique setting, both beca...
  • The Awakening Isolation Mrs Pontellier
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    Was isolation the key to a woman s independence in the 19 th Century Kate Chopin s novel, The Awakening, presents women as helpless creatures who are subject to all means besides personal beliefs. The main character, Edna Pontellier, strives to find the self-independence that she deems necessary. Through many attempts of evolution, Edna finds the worst to be her escape. Edna s suicide is the last, and perhaps best, choice she makes for herself. The choice of suicide is brought upon Mrs. Pontelli...
  • Mrs Pontellier Arobin Lonce Sexual
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    The book, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, is not so much a love story as it is a story of one woman. Mrs. Pontellier was a woman with emotional needs. Her needs include material, sexual, intimacy, and the need to be wanted or needed. Among Lonce Pontellier, Alce Arobin, and Robert Lebrun, she pursues and meets her needs. Although Lonce Pontellier didnt seem to play a part in her life, he did. He provided her materialistic needs. Just as she dreaded, he was her husband in the worlds eyes. It is pl...
  • The Significance Of The Title The Awakening
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    In comparison to other works such as Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn wherein the title succinctly tells what the story shall contain, Kate Chopin's The Awakening represents a work whose title can only be fully understood after the incorporation of the themes and content into the reader's mind, which can only be incorporated by reading the novel itself. The title, The Awakening, paints a vague mental picture for the reader at first and does not fully portray what content the novel...
  • Edna's Awakening Mrs Pontellier
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    Alfred Roberts Eng. 102-H Dr. Daniels 4/17/00 Edna's Attempts for Happiness Kate Chopin's The Awakening deals with a young wife living in common days and times. Where every man works and provides for his family and the woman's primary focus was the care of her children and other household duties that women were responsible for in those days. The main character of this novel, Edna Pontellier, struggles from day to day to try and establish herself as an individual in the midst of women following t...
  • Mrs Pontellier Children Morality Book
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    Awakening Concepts Of Morality, The Essay, Research Awakening Concepts Of Morality, The The Awakening: Concepts of Morality The novel The Awakening, of which the author is Kate Chopin, drags its readers down into a poor mentality. The reader is shown how morals are scarcely used in common ordinance by Mrs. Pontellier. The reader is thrown from one incident of insubordination in a quarrel with Mr. Pontellier into her neglect for her children and then is heaved into Mrs. Pontellier s obsessive nat...