The Awakening Essay | Student Essay

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The Awakening: Birds Will Be Birds

Summary: An analysis of symbolism in Kate Chopin's The Awakening. The use of birds as symbols to represent women, clothing as symbols to represent freedom, and dozens of other symbols offer a much deeper meaning than what appears on the surface of the text, and they give the novel more flavor and an artistic boost.
Birds Will Be Birds

Throughout Chopin's novel, The Awakening, she utilizes symbols to convey a deeper meaning in the story. One common animal, like a bird, or object, like clothing represent so much more than what is just on the surface in the text. The symbolism of birds as women, clothing as freedom, and even art as personal freedom or failure, beautify the novel and give it a deeper meaning. Birds are simple creatures, but they possess a great power, flight. This gift can be expressed or hindered through clipped wings, or cages. Women too, are magnificent creatures capable of so much, but in the Victorian times, (among others) exemplified in the novel their freedoms were restrained by men and society in general. Thus birds were an appropriate and rather witty symbol to represent them with. The colorful, repetitive parrot in the book represents...

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