The Awakening Chapters 1 -5
1. What is the opening setting for the novelette The Awakening?
(a) Grand Isle, Louisiana.
(b) Charleston, South Carolina.
(c) Grand Isle, Georgia.
(d) Mobile, Alabama.
2. Who is Léonce Pontellier?
(a) A friend of Edna's father.
(b) A wealthy, successful businessman.
(c) The resort manager.
(d) The resort owner.
3. Why is Léonce Pontellier concerned?
(a) His latest business venture is failing.
(b) His father is ill.
(c) His wife has become badly sunburned.
(d) His mother is ill.
4. Who is Madame Lebrun?
(a) Léonce Pontellier's mother.
(b) A woman who runs an illicit house.
(c) A famous pianist.
(d) The woman who rents out the vacation cottages.
5. Of what does Robert often daydream?
(a) Going to make his fortune in Mexico.
(b) Going to make a fortune in Australia.
(c) Finding a wife as pretty as Edna.
(d) Finding a cure for his mother's illness.
6. About what do Léonce Pontellier and Edna often argue?
(a) That she will not learn to speak Creole French.
(b) That she is working too hard.
(c) That she is not careful with her health.
(d) That she neglects the children.
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