What shift in point of view is evident in Chapter Two How does it effect the

What shift in point of view is evident in chapter two

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7.What shift in point of view is evident in Chapter Two? How does it effect the overall tone of the chapter/novel?
8.. What do you learn about Robert and Edna from their conversation at the end of this chapter?9.Describe Edna Pontellier.Chapter III 1.How does Léonce’s behavior when he returns from the Klein Hotel reveal his attitude toward his wife? He reproaches “his wife for her inattention, her habitual neglect of the children.” Since Raoul clearly does not have a fever, what has given rise to this accusation? What is ironic about this accusation being made by Mr. Pontellier? 2.What is the first sign that Edna is not completely happy with her life as it is?3.Discuss how sounds are used as a backdrop to the scene of disagreement between Léonce and Edna.4.How do the gifts Edna receives from her husband symbolize her marriage and most marriages of this time?5.Why does Edna cry? In what ways is her reaction to her husband’s comments different from the way she normally dealswith such incidents? What accounts for the difference? Chapter IV 1.Creole society defines the ideal wife as “a mother-woman.” In what ways does Mr. Pontellier consider Edna to fall short of this ideal? 2.Give examples of the “freedom of expression” allowed to Creole women. Why is Edna initially shocked by this freedom? Ironically, this freedom of expression contributes to Edna’s awakening. Explain how.3.Describe the unusual nature of the relationship between Edna and her children.
4.What is Chopin implying by this description: “They were women who idolized their children, worshiped their husbands, and esteemed it a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals and grow wings as ministering angels.”

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