Publish date: December 17th 1992
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, High School
I know this is suppose to be a huge book for feminism, but I didn't like it. She just seems so unsatisfied in every situation. I don't know why she became a mother in the first place, and I think committing suicide because you want to have an affair with someone that won't adjust their morals is p...
Read this just to mark it with a cross, and it really does not deserve more these days. I have nothing against the feminist message in here (which, by the way, is not "sleep with whoever you want", but rather "a woman can be a fulfilled personality without marriage and must not be hurried into marry...
There are a few books all authors should read, and a few that all humans should read, whether a reader or writer. The Awakening falls into the second category. I've read this book 4 times now, twice for Literature courses, once for my own entertainment, but the first time was as a requirement to g...
There was a moment, quite early on in the novella, when I was sure Edna's grand passion was going to be Adele Ratignolle, but sadly, it wasn't. Damn. This would have been a far more interesting read if that had been the case. Instead, The Awakening is just another "gilded cage" story, and maybe I've...
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