This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Edna Pontellier appears in The Awakening - This character is in her late twenties and originally from Kentucky and now lives in New Orleans with her husband.
Mademoiselle Reisz appears in The Awakening - This character is a widow who befriends Edna and speaks with her candidly about her love for Robert and desire to be independent.
Léonce Pontellier appears in The Awakening - This character believes in following the social customs required of someone of his considerable social status.
Robert Lebrun appears in The Awakening - This character and...
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