The Awakening By Kate Chopin

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Introduction The author of the book is Kate Chopin, the title is The Awakening and the main focus point of this essay is to talk about Eden’s interaction and relationships with men throughout the novel. It is important to figure out how these relationships affected Edna and her ‘awakening’ and realization of herself. Edna Pontellier is the main character in this reading and her devotion to her family is questioned when her husband Leonce Pontellier starts to make demands that she can not meet. Throughout her story, she encounters men which shape her personality in different ways. Robert Leburn is the man that Edna falls in love with and plans to run away with leaving behind her family, and Alcee Arobin is the playboy who she goes to in…show more content…
In the book, she writes "Coming back to dinner?" his wife called after him. He halted a moment and shrugged his shoulders. He felt in his vest pocket; there was a ten-dollar bill there. He did not know; perhaps he would return for the early dinner and perhaps he would not. It all depended upon the company which he found over at Klein 's and the size of "the game." He did not say this, but she understood it, and laughed, nodding good-by to him. This shows to us how Lance did not care about his wife that much and and he wanted to do whatever he felt like doing. In an analytical article it is written that Twenty-first century domestic statistics scream with divorce. Although the relationship between husband and wife is far more equal since the days of Kate Chopin 's "The Awakening," rampant divorce and single-parent families still make it difficult for today 's children and teenagers to trust they will marry happily. The critic is stating that it is very important for a man to respect his wife, or else his children will turn out to be distrustful and have negative views regarding their social life. As a result, she started to develop feelings for a man named Robert Leburn.
Confirmation Section (2) The novel talks about how Edna develops a relationship with Robert Leburn when her husband would not give her attention. She fell in love with a man outside her family because she wanted to figure out who she truly was in life. Edna says in the
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