1.)How does Mlle Reisz react to Edna?
2.)Describe Edna’s infatuation with Robert. What is she jealous about?
3.)How does Edna think about her emotions?
4.)Do you agree with Edna’s idea that she would never sacrifice herself for her children?
5.)What doe Mlle Reisz think about Madame Lebrun’s relationships with her sonsThinks Victor is the favorite child.6.)What new info did you learn about Mlle Reisz?
Chapter XVII1.)The setting has changed. Where is the story taking place now?
2.)Leonce is angered when Edna tells him she went out. Why is he angry?
3.)What does Leonce think Edna should do about the cook?
4.)Why does Edna try to destroy her wedding ring? What change is taking place in her?
Chapter XVIII1.)How is Edna feeling about the house and her domestic chores?
2.)How does Adele feel about her domestic chores?
3.)Reflect upon the difference between the two women.
4.)Compare and contrast the Pontellier marriage with the Ratignolle marriage.