Character Analysis: The Awakening By Kate Chopin

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The Awakening The Awakening, written by Kate Chopin. This novel is based in the late 18th to early 19th century about a young woman named, Edna Pontellier who is trying to find herself and be “awaken”, while trying rebel from her society she lives in. The author, Kate Chopin illustrates three traits about Edna, such as courageous, independent, and defiant. These traits are expressed through the quotes and actions of Edna in the novel. Kate Chopin shows Edna as a very courageous character as shown in this quote, “ An artist must possess a courageous soul.” (Chopin 69). In this quote Mademoiselle Reisz is talking to Edna about her passion of becoming an artist and according to Mademoiselle Reisz, it takes bravery and courage to become an

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