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The Awakening It sometimes entered Mr Pontillier s mind to wonder if his wife were not growing a little unbalanced mentally He could see plainly that she was not herself That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world p 79 What have you been doing to her, Pontillier Doing Parbleu Has she, asked the Doctor, with a smile, has she been associating of late with a circle of pseud It sometimes entered Mr Pontillier s mind to wonder if his wife were not growing a little unbalanced mentally He could see plainly that she was not herself That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world p 79 What have you been doing to her, Pontillier Doing Parbleu Has she, asked the Doctor, with a smile, has she been associating of late with a circle of pseudo intellectual women super spiritual superior beings My wife has been telling me about them p 91 Authority, coercion are what is needed Put your foot down good and hard the only way to manage a wife p 99 Conditions would someway adjust themselves, she felt but whatever came, she had resolved never again to belong to another than herself p 110 These quotes sum up for me the difficulty Edna faced as she became herself, or discovered herself T In a hearing I observed once, the husband testified that he had tried to have his wife served with his petition for divorce in the Costco parking lot The wife went running across the parking lot to avoid service, and her eight and ten year old kids ran after her, dodging traffic and jumping into the wife s car as it screeched out of the parking spot The husband filmed them on his iPhone, shouting, You ve been served You ve been served The judge commented that it was troubling to watch a v In a hearing I observed once, the husband testified that he had tried to have his wife served with his petition for divorce in the Costco parking lot The wife went running across the parking lot to avoid service, When First Published In 1899, The Awakening Shocked Readers With Its Honest Treatment Of Female Marital Infidelity Audiences Accustomed To The Pieties Of Late Victorian Romantic Fiction Were Taken Aback By Chopin S Daring Portrayal Of A Woman Trapped In A Stifling Marriage, Who Seeks And Finds Passionate Physical Love Outside The Confines Of Her Domestic Situation.Aside From Its Unusually Frank Treatment Of A Then Controversial Subject, The Novel Is Widely Admired Today For Its Literary Qualities Edmund Wilson Characterized It As A Work Quite Uninhibited And Beautifully Written, Which Anticipates D H Lawrence In Its Treatment Of Infidelity Although The Theme Of Marital Infidelity No Longer Shocks, Few Novels Have Plumbed The Psychology Of A Woman Involved In An Illicit Relationship With The Perception, Artistry, And Honesty That Kate Chopin Brought To The Awakening. I d like to give this book ZERO stars, but it s not an option This is hands down the worst book that I ve ever read I will never say that again in a review, because this one wins that prize.BIG SPOILER AHEAD Be warned.I had to read this thing twice in college, and it is a horrible story We are supposed to feel sympathy for a selfish woman with no redeemable qualities Just because her marriage is bad it does not give her the right to be a lousy, despicable person Get a divorce Yes Find n I d like to give this book ZERO stars, but it s not an option This is hands down the worst book that I ve ever read I will never say that again in a review, because this one wins that prize.BIG SPOILER AHEAD Be warned.I had to read this thing twice in college, and it is a horrible story We are supposed to feel sympathy for a selfish woman with no redeemable qualities Just because her marriage is bad it does not give her the right to be a lousy, despicable person Get a divorce Yes Find new love Yes Abandon your children, be completely self absorbed, commit adultery, and drown yourself No, no, no, and no This is my problem with the book Drowning oneself and leaving one s This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I guess I can understand why The Awakening is considered so important in the development of the feminist canon At the same time, I can understand why it was rejected so adamantly in its own time Chopin is an okay writer Her work, however, seethes ignorance Her work was ignored in its time because it really was not worth the recognition Anyway, that s my humble, and not so intellectual, opinion The protagonist, 29, seems to awaken into an adolescence of sorts in this book In the guise of d I guess Book Review4 of 5 stars to The Awakening by Kate Chopin I read this book several years ago and wrote a paper on how society treated women during that period in literature I cut and paste some from it below, as I think it offersthan a normal review on this one Please keep in mind, I m referring to women in the 19th century, i.e the characters from the book not thoughts on women today As for the book it s fantastic love seeing what people thought 150 years ago, seeing someBook Review4 of 5 stars to The Awakening by Kate Chopin I read this book several years ago and wrote a paper on how society treated women during that period in literature I cut and paste some from it below, as I think it offersthan a normal review on this one Please keep in mind, I m referring to women in the 19th century, i.e the characters from the book not thoughts on women today As for the book it s fantastic love seeing what people thought 150 years ago, seeing some things never change and some people are just always wrong And for the record, I loved Edna thought she had a right to, and should have, pushed the envelopeQuestion Edna Pontellier Does Innocence Prevail Society expects women to remain pure and chaste, to ignore the urge to engage in any type This review is being posted mainly because of the awesome backstory I actually had to read this twice in high school and didn t care for it much either time.But, here comes my great story When I was a sopho in high school I went out with this girl who eventually dumped me and gave the reason that she was only going out with me until the guy she really liked showed interest in her A real downer Fast forward to senior year.I was in theater and I just so happened to do shows at the all g This review is being posted mainly because of the awesome backstory I actually had to read this twice in high school and didn t care for it much either time.But, here comes my great story When I was a sopho in high schoo WOW probably the most beautifully written book i ve ever read, plus so much feminism it makes me weak I adore this book and I am going to be buying my own copy soon so that i can reread and reread and reread it until I die. Often I have witnessed women, who proceed to talk about misogyny, sexism, or state their views on a piece of feminist literature, starting their discourse with something along the lines ofI m not much of a feministbutAs if it is best to put a considerable distance between themselves and this feared word at the onset and deny any possible links whatsoever As if calling herself a feminist automatically degrades a woman to the position of a venom spewing, uncouth, unfeminine, violent creat Often I have witnessed women, who proceed to talk about misogyny, sexism, or state their views on a piece of feminist literature, starting their discourse with something along the lines ofI m not much of a feministbu SPOILERS in the comments One of the earliest sleep with whoever you want feminist rhetoric books I think much of what feminists fought for and accomplished was vital for protecting women Women have never lived with such freedom I stand behind many of the advances This book, however, as part of the general 60 s feminist philosophy not the major thinking of the early feminists , I believe has had a destructive effect Instead of promoting a philosophy that men should behonest about SPOILERS in the comments One of the earliest sleep with whoever you want feminist rhetoric books I think much of what feminists fought for and accomplished was vital for protecting women Women have never lived with such freedom I stand behind many of the advances This book, however, as part of the general 60 s feminist philosophy not the major thinking of the early feminists , I believe has had a destructive effect Instead of promoting a philosophy that men s

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