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The Awakening – Chapter QuestionsCHAPTER I Vocabulary chamomile – a plant gaunt – thin, bony lugger – a small boat with a sail quadroon – a person who has one African-American grandparent1. Explain how the parrot and the Mockingbirdare 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 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. How do these sounds indicate something about the setting of the novel?
7. What indications are there that the Pontellier marriage is strained?