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Because it suited, he rich, and luxurious beauty 4.How are the lady in black and the two lovers used symbolically in this chapter?The lady in black, and the two lovers are used symbolically in this chapter because they show 5.What does Edna remember feeling back when she was 12 years-old walking though the field? Why does she think of it now?Edna remembers feeling a sense of freedom. This is because she describes the sea as being a sense of freedom, so now that she is in the ocean, these feelings are coming back6.What experience did Edna have of love? Why did she marry Leonce?
She had a bad experience, she married him because it was a sense of rebellion, and he temporarily showed her love, and she described it as being a mistake. 7.What realities does Edna now face in regard to her husband and children? The realities she now faces is not receiving real/true love, from her husband. 8.How is the theme of “awakening” revealed in this chapter?The theme is revealed in this chapter because it shows her coming to the realization that she wants more throughout her life, than what she is currently receiving 9.Is Edna responsible for her present state of unhappiness? Why or why not?Yes, I feel that she is. This is because she tolerates the way her husband treats her, and does not quite stand up for herself, nor her beliefs.Chapter 81.Why does Adéle tell Robert to leave Edna alone? Why is he annoyed by this?Because she is a married woman, and he is annoyed because adele used to ignore him, and now she is telling him to stay away from other women.2.Do you think that Robert is being too friendly with Edna?Yes, I do feel that Robert is being too friendly with Edna 3.Alcee Arobin is introduced as a character. Why? How does he contribute to the story?He contributes to the story because he is Adele ‘s husband4.Where is Vera Cruz? What is its significance?Where Robert plans to go on vacation, this is significant because it shows him wanting to travel, and start new in a way Chapter 91.Why are so many husbands and fathers present at Grand Isle?There are so many husbands and fathers present at Grand Isle because 2.Mademoiselle Reisz is introduced as a character. Why? How does she contribute to the story?She contributes to the story because she is described as being ugly. On the opposite end of the spectrum 3.What adjectives might we use to describe her role in society?Ugly, unpleasant, might describe her role in society.4.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?The image that has been evoked in Edna’s mind is a picture of the naked man, standing by rock on the sea shore. Contrast because he has freedom, but she doesn’t.
5.What is Edna’s response to the music of Mademoiselle Reisz? How is this related to the “awakening” theme in the novel?Edna’s response to the music is a sense of sadness. This is related to the awakening because it shows how much she longs for freedom6.What mythical or literary allusions are referenced? Why?