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The Awakening Critical Analysis GuideInstructions: This guide will narrow your focused analysis of The Awakening, targeting an analysis of thefunction and effect of narrator, character, and figurative language. Follow the instructions for each as given below, and remember to provide ample commentary for each of your chosen quotations.Narrator's Point of ViewChoose three quotations from different parts of the book which demonstrate the three different types of narration found in The Awakening:·Internal thoughts·Descriptions of behavior·Brief insights into bothAn example from the lesson has been completed for you.ChapterQuotationCommentaryChapter I"You are burnt beyond recognition," he added, looking at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of personal property which has suffered some damage."The narrator uses a simile to describe Mr.Pontellier's expression as he examines his wife, comparing her to a piece of property. But we are not told specifically what he is thinking; the description of hisexpression gives us the information we need to discern his thoughts. This does, however, provide insight as to how he may perceive her; as something he owns?

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