The Awakening (Diversion Classics)
Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms.
In this stunning work of early feminist literature, New Orleans housewife Edna Pontellier attempts to balance motherhood and femininity in a society that stifles women. As she navigates a world of social contracts and expectations while trying to remain true to her desires, Edna becomes increasingly isolated. One of the American South's first defining novels, THE AWAKENING is a heart-wrenching portrait of a woman struggling with her own identity.
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A novel of inspiration and selfdiscoveryUser Review - debra1959 - Overstock.com
In The Awakening we embark upon a character Edna Pontillier who needed change and she felt it strong enough to act on it when she met Robert. Life was incomplete for her. Instead of continuing down ... Read full review
Review: The AwakeningUser Review - Jed - Goodreads
The writing in this was better than I remembered, but the message is still just as confusing. Any 'awakening' that leads to infidelity and suicide is not for me, thanks. Read full review