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?