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Overview

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Author

Kate Chopin

Year Published

1899

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

The events of The Awakening are told from a third-person omniscient point of view.

Tense

Kate Chopin's The Awakening is written in the past tense.

About the Title

Edna Pontellier, the main character in The Awakening, "awakens" to a greater awareness of her true self over the course of the novel.

Summary

This study guide and infographic for Kate Chopin's The Awakening offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents, Q&A pairs, and flashcards created by students and educators.

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