Reproach to show disapproval sullenly gloomily 47

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reproach – to show disapproval sullenly – gloomily47. Edna goes to the Chêniére for mass. How are the “lovers” used here? 2. What does Edna do that she has never done before? What phrases are repeated? 3. What is Robert’s reaction? In what position does this put Edna as far as her relationship with Robert is concerned? 4. How does Edna feel as she and Robert sail to the Chêniére Caminada? 5. Who are the people aboard the ship in addition to Robert and Edna? Briefly explain the significance of these people. 6. What is the significance of the plans Robert says he has for the future? What is Edna’s response?
CHAPTER XIII Vocabulary lulling – deadening procured – acquired stealthy – sneaky; attempting to avoid notice1. How does Edna respond to the actual church service? 2. Who is Madame Antoine? 3. What does Edna do at Madame Antoine’s house? How is this related to the “awakening” theme in the novel? 4. What role does Robert play during this time? 5. What thoughts has Edna had about her husband and her children? CHAPTER XIV Vocabulary dissuaded – persuaded not to pacified – made calm pretentious – making claims of some importance or distinction1. What is Léonce’s reaction when Edna does not return with the others? What does this show you about their marriage? 2. How does Edna clarify for herself and for Robert how special their relationship has become? 3. How is the song she hums after parting from Robert related to the theme of awakening? CHAPTER XV Vocabulary commodious – large dainty – small incipiently – in an early stage of development obnoxious – disagreeable poignancy – emotional impact sardonically – sarcastically unscrupulous – dishonest1. Why do you think Robert decides to leave Grand Isle for Mexico? 2. What is Edna’s reaction to the news that he is leaving? CHAPTER XVI Vocabulary aversion – a dislike donned – put on
unessential – unnecessary1. How does Edna spend much of her time after Robert leaves? 2. What does she say or do that shows the depth of her feelings for Robert and her awareness of a change within herself? 3. How are Mademoiselle Reisz and Adéle Ratignolle foils to Edna? 4. What does she learn from Mademoiselle Reisz about Robert and Victor Lebrun?5. How is the following quotation an example of foreshadowing? Edna says, “I would give upthe unessential; I would give my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldn’t give myself.” CHAPTER XVII Vocabulary din – noise picturesque – visually pleasing

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