The Awakening Summary
Kate Chopin

Everything you need to understand or teach The Awakening by Kate Chopin.

  • The Awakening Summary & Study Guide
  • 39 Student Essays
  • 2 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 22 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
  • 1 Nota de Libro
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  • 30 The Awakening Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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The Awakening Summary

The Awakening tells the story of Edna Pontellier and the changes that occur in her thinking and lifestyle as the result of a summer romance. At the start of the story, Edna is a young mother of two and the wife of a successful New Orleans businessman. While the family is vacationing at a seaside resort, Edna becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun, a younger man who pays special attention to her. Moonlit walks...

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