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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Essay Topic 1
When Edna and Dr. Mandelet leave the Ratignolle house (Chapter 38), the doctor says "It seems to me my dear child, you seem to me to be in trouble." Although he does not ask her what is bothering her, he offers to hear her out and help her. He also believes that he knows what is troubling her. Could he have saved her if she had let him?
Essay Topic 2
Is The Awakening a proper title for this novel? If you could name it something else, what would you name it and why?
Essay Topic 3
How does the author depict Edna's sense of being suffocated by the cultural restrictions on women in the 19th century? Do you think it is a fair assessment of how women lived during that time?
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