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33. How does Edna feel toward her children? What does she realize about herself and her role as a mother?
34. How is the theme of “awakening” revealed in this chapter?
35. How is the symbolism of the unknown “lovers” used in this chapter?
CHAPTER VIII Vocabulary desultory – random discernment – the ability to perceive imperiling – putting at risk propensity – habit resounding – echoing loudly solicitation – request vehemently – with force and passion36. Why does Adéle tell Robert to leave Edna alone? Why is he annoyed by this?
37. How is the sound of the sewing machine (different from previous sounds) used in this chapter to reflect mood?
CHAPTER IX Vocabulary capricious – whimsical demure – modest, reserved effulgence – a radiance imperious – overbearing impetuous – done without forethought or preparation keen – deeply penetrating mystic – inspiring a sense of mystery and wonder plaintive – sad prevailed – persuaded tempered – modified weazened – shriveled 38. How is the sound of the parrot used in this chapter? Can you see any significance to the words the parrot says, particularly in relationship to the turmoil developing in Edna Pontellier?
39. Who is Mademoiselle Reisz? How is she a contrast to Edna Pontellier?
40. In the past, what image has been evoked in Edna’s mind by a certain musical passage? How is this a contrast to Edna’s life up to this point?

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