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Book Review of The Awakening

The Awakening
The Awakening
Author: Kate Chopin
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2


This was a fast read that I found rather depressing. I am glad that Edna had an awakening into her life but the results were tragedy and an early death. I would like to think that an awakening would make her life more fulfilling, not lead her to the conclusion that the only way to remain free would be to end her life. I do not consider myself a "mother woman" in that I have lost myself to my children and husband, but I do find them them fulfilling and satisfying.