Commentary on Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

Although Kate Chopins' The Awakening is a powerful story, it is by no means a tragedy. The Awakening does not posses the necessary components of a tragedy....

Similar to the female characters in her stories, Kate Chopin was an independent woman.

Kate Chopin reveals that even the desire for love is trumped by the need for freedom and independence, through her use of precise diction and syntax, and symbolism....


In Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, ..

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