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The Awakening | Study Guide

Kate Chopin

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The Awakening | Character Map

Spouses Unrequited loves Sexual partners Friends Friends Léonce Pontellier Wealthy and successful man Madame Ratignolle Exemplary, self-sacrificing wife and mother Robert Lebrun Edna's conflicted close friend Alcée Arobin Womanizer Mademoiselle Reisz Unmarried, solitary pianist; independent woman Edna Pontellier Seeks independence and identity
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