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The Awakening

Summary: The Awakening, by Kate Chopin, constitutes a frank exploration of how a woman of end of century XIX wakes up to the limitations of her life and initiates a transformation in which she tries to reach sexual and emotional independence. Married with a businessman quite greater than she, the protagonist, Edna Pontellier "despierta" to the fact that it is not living for itself, but to obey to the social rolls of wife and mother dictated by the time and the social class.
The Awakening, of Kate Chopin (1851-1904), fits perfectly in this novel model of waking up, since it constitutes a frank exploration of how a woman of end of century XIX wakes up to the limitations of her life and initiates a transformation in which she tries to reach sexual and emotional independence. Married with a businessman quite greater than she, the protagonist, Edna Pontellier "despierta" to the fact that it is not living for itself, but to obey to the social rolls of wife and mother dictated by the time and the social class. Inspired by the sensual atmosphere of the Coast of the Gulf during vacations of summer and by its encantamiento with Robert Lebrun, a sensible and charming young person, Edna gradually it lets take care of his duties as lady of the bourgeoisie of New Orleans and in the end leaves the conjugal home to...

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