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Kate Chopin Message Board 1/1/2012
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The Awakening
Edna Pontellier grows increasingly bored and dissatisfied with her married life and begins an affair with another man, reawakening her emotions and passions. Set in the late 19th century, the novel begins with Edna, her husband Leonce, and their two children vacationing for the summer at Grand Isle, and island off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. The estate is managed by Madame Lebrun, who maintains and rents out cottages and beach bathhouse...