The Awakening

What is The Awakening about?


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The Awakening, by Kate Chopin, is about Edna Pontellier's self-discovery and her breaking free of the societal constraints surrounding women during her time period. Her desire for independence is her undoing, however, and unable to live in such a world, she commits suicide.


The Awakening