Kristin Mangrum_journal 32-38

Kristin Mangrum_journal 32-38 - M a n g r u m | 1 Kristin...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: M a n g r u m | 1 Kristin Mangrum Mrs. D Newsome, Instructor ENGL 2620 14 March 2011 Journal for Chapters 32-38 I would give up the unessential; I would give my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldnt give myself (687). Here Edna is expressing that she would give up her life for her children but not her self; that is, she would give up the life of luxury and her life with Leonce, her duties and her Tuesdays, but she would not sacrifice herself for them. I think that Edna has given her life for herself, but her self for her children. Edna knows she can no longer be happy with her childrens father, and that word will eventually get out about her promiscuousness; not wanting to crush her children with her actions, as well as doing whatever possible not to think of Robert, she sacrifices herself. Her life as she had known it ended with her moving into the pigeon-house; the Pontellier boys life have been changed with the move to their grand-mothers, Edna knows she isnt the motherly type and wishes for the best for her boys; she...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Mckeough during the Spring '08 term at Baton Rouge CC.

Page1 / 2

Kristin Mangrum_journal 32-38 - M a n g r u m | 1 Kristin...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online