AP Language - Awakening, The

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Unformatted text preview: Story | Awakening, The ; 1899 Danny Vo Author | Kate Chopin; 1851 to 1904 Protagonist | Edna Pontellier, a married woman with two children, who finds herself falling in love with another man, eventually having an affair. Throughout the novel, Edna is torn between doing what she should versus what she wants. By the end of the novel, she commits suicide by drowning. Antagonist | Ednas passions and inapropiate emotions and actions; Robert Lebrun, who likes to think he not a womanizer, but goes around and has non serious love relationships each summer with a new woman each time. In this case, he falls in love with Edna Pontellier and denies it, moving away and ignoring her. Conflict | The conflict between the protagonist and the antagonistEdna and her passionis basically between Edna and Robert, since Robert is her passion. In order to maintain socially acceptable, Edna goes through an ongoing struggle with her passion for love. Minor Characters | Edna Pontellier main character who is married to Leonce with two children; has love affair with Robert Lebrun . Leonce Pontellier Ednas husband who is twelve years older and is very loving to his wife, but knows her very little.Ednas husband who is twelve years older and is very loving to his wife, but knows her very little....
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course ZOO 1114 taught by Professor Melodybrooks during the Spring '08 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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