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Critical Essay by Nancy Walker

SOURCE: Walker, Nancy. “The Historical and Cultural Setting.” In Approaches to Teaching Chopin's The Awakening, edited by Bernard Koloski, pp. 67-72. The Modern Language Association of America, 1988.

In the following essay, Walker explores ways to incorporate Chopin's New Orleans Creole setting into classroom discussion of The Awakening.

One dimension of Kate Chopin's The Awakening likely to be overlooked in the classroom is the richness of the historical and cultural background against which the novel takes place. New Orleans Creole culture in the late nineteenth century constituted a world unto itself—a set of traditions, mores, and customs unlike any other in America. Indeed, Chopin's descriptions of this culture serve as more than mere backdrop; the contrast between Edna's upbringing in Kentucky and the Creole society of L&#x...

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