The Awakening

by: Kate Chopin

Plot Overview Quiz

Further study Plot Overview Quiz

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How does Edna Pontellier feel about her conventional, conservative lifestyle as she begins “awakening”?

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What is the name of the unmarried pianist who serves as Edna’s main confidante and role model?

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Which character most embodies the Victorian ideal of femininity that Edna comes to reject?

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With whom does Edna fall in love at Grand Isle?

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What major concern of Léonce Pontellier does Edna reject in the course of her awakening?