The Awakening Study Guide CH 1-12 - The Awakening Study Guide CHAPTER I Vocabulary chamomile a plant gaunt thin bony lugger a small boat with a

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The Awakening Study Guide CHAPTER I Vocabulary chamomile –a plant gaunt –thin, bony lugger –a small boat with a sail quadroon –a person who has one African- American grandparent 1.Explain how the parrot and the mockingbird are used to introduce this chapter. 2.Describe Léonce Pontellier. 3. What does the following quotation tell you about Léonce’s attitude toward his wife? He looked “at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of personal property which has suffered some damage.” 4.Who is Robert Lebrun? 5.Discuss the use of the following sounds in Chapter I: the other birds, the piano, Madame Lebrun, the children, Edna, and Robert. 6.What indications are there that the Pontellier marriage is strained? 1.Describe Edna Pontellier. 2.What kind of person is Robert Lebrun? 3.What shift in point of view is evident in Chapter Two? 4.What do you learn about Robert and Edna from their conversation at the end of this chapter?

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