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The Awakening

The Awakening


by Kate Chopin

The Awakening Chapter 34 Summary

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  • Edna and Robert eat dinner together.
  • Edna feels jealous when she learns that some woman in Mexico made an embroidered tobacco pouch for Robert.
  • Arobin drops by. The plot thickens.
  • He has a note from Mrs. Merriman saying that her card party has been postponed.
  • Robert and Arobin speak to each other politely, but after a few minutes, Robert shakes hands with Arobin and leaves.
  • Arobin questions Edna about Robert, wondering how she knows him.
  • Arobin wants to stay with her, but she insists that he leave.
  • Edna can think only of Robert and feels jealous again, thinking of the Mexican girl.
  • She knows she has been with Robert, has seen him and even touched his hand, but still he seems as far away as if he were still in Mexico.
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