The Awakening
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First published in 1899, this revolutionary novel so disturbed critics and the public that it was banished for decades afterward. Now widely read and admired, The Awakening has been hailed as an early vision of woman's emancipation. Rooted in the romantic tradition of Melville and Dickinson, it is the story of twenty-eight-year-old Edna Pontellier, a surprisingly modern woman trapped in a dehumanizing marriage and in search of self-discovery. Turning away from convention and society toward her primal instincts for passion and freedom, Edna abandons her family to realize herself as an individual. But her quest leads to her destruction by a society that grants no place for those unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood.

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Street Date:
01/01/2006
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781481547000
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 8.5, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
960
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kate Chopin. (2006). The Awakening. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kate Chopin. 2006. The Awakening. Blackstone Publishing.

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Kate Chopin, The Awakening. Blackstone Publishing, 2006.

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Kate Chopin. The Awakening. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2006.

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