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