Copin, Kate: The Awakening

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female emancipation, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Copin, Kate: The Awakening
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Introduction In short, Mrs. Pontellier was beginning to realize her position in the universe as a human being, and to recognize her relations as an individual to the world within and about her. This may seem like a ponderous weight of wisdom to descend upon the soul of a young woman of twenty-eight perhaps more wisdom than the Holy Ghost is usually pleased to vouchsafe to any woman (Awakening, 57) This paper is intended to show the development of a woman who realizes her subordinate role in society, and furthermore questions it. In the society of late nineteenth-century Louisiana, Edna has to fight stereotypes and finds herself in a struggle between self-realization and self-damnation. But she is still courageous enough to continue her personal liberation and emancipation, and finally, ...

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Referat
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Englisch
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