The Awakening

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Forgotten Books, 1899 - Adultery - 303 pages
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Edna Pontellier, a young married woman with two small children, gradually awakens -- to her individuality and sexuality -- and experiences love outside of her passionless marriage.

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User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

p.19 A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her. p.78 But it's just such seeming trifles that we've got to take seriously; such things count. p.128-9 She felt as if a mist had been lifted ... Read full review

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This is an important late Victorian fictional account of a 28 year old woman in a traditional marriage with children who becomes aware of the restraints upon her by family and society. She ... Read full review

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