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Title:
Awakening, The
Annotation:
Edna, a wife and mother in the Victorian period, feels caught between a yearning to fulfill personal desires and her duty to uphold her social responsibilities as a wife and mother. Struggling with the limited gender roles of women in this time period, she ultimately takes drastic measures to rebel against her husband and society. First published in 1899, this groundbreaking novel is thought of by many as a classic work of feminist fiction.
Copyright:
1993
Original Copyright:
1899
Translator:
Author:
Kate Chopin
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Fiction
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Topic:
  • English-Language Arts/General
  • Psychology/Sociology
Discipline:
  • English-Language Arts/General
  • English-Language Arts/Literary Elements
English-Language Arts/General Standards:
English-Language Arts/Literary Elements Standards:
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