1. Describe Edna Pontellier.
2. What kind of person is Robert Lebrun?
3. What shift in point of view is evident in Chapter Two?
4. What do you learn about Robert and Edna from their conversation at the end of this chapter?
CHAPTER III Vocabulary composure – the state of being calm dispelling – causing to vanish foregoing – that which came before habitual – much seen or done, usual impaired – damaged imploring – begging indiscriminately – done haphazardly lamenting – regretting, feeling deep sorrow luscious – delicious, sweet monotonous – tiresome; unvarying mournful – sad oppression – burden, a feeling of being weighed down toothsome – pleasing to the taste upbraiding – scolding