The Awakening, and Selected Stories - The Awakening, Chapters 26-30 Summary & Analysis

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The Awakening, Chapters 26-30 Summary

Alcée apologizes to Edna, and she is tempted to have an affair with him. Edna tells Mademoiselle Reisz she plans to move away from her home into a smaller house nearby. Her staff calls it "the pigeon house" because it is so small and resembles a house used to keep pigeons. Edna says she is tired of looking after such a big house and so many servants, but Mademoiselle Reisz does not believe those are the real reasons. Edna plans to rent the little house with the money she receives from her mother's estate, along with her winnings from the horse races and the sale of her sketches. She longs to be free and independent, and does not want to belong to another person. She has not yet told Léonce of her plans. Mademoiselle Reisz...

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