by Kate Chopin
The Awakening: And the Subsequent Pushing of the Snooze Button Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Awakening? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where are Edna and her family vacationing?
Q. What obstructs Edna and Robert’s relationship?
A very large oak tree
Robert falls in love with another woman and takes her as his mistress
Robert leaves the country
Q. Where do Edna and her family live?
Edna lives in Detroit, her family lives in Sacramento. They have an arrangement.
Q. How does Edna feel about Alcee?
She is in love with him
She hates him
He awakens passion in her, but she doesn’t love him
She takes pity on him, as she would for anyone with such an unhealthy obsession with Battlestar Gallactica
Q. What does Edna feel is missing from her life?
A sense of independence
A loving husband