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The Awakening
Edna Pontellier wakes up one day and realizes that her life has become devoid of meaning. Unhappy in her marriage and even unhappier in her role as a mother Edna makes the choice of finding happiness. Edna finds happiness in having an affair with another man. The references are not detailed and are made as illusions but the concept was shocking for the late 1890's. The book for those times was as bad as a modern porno but for our times the intimate affai...

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