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The Awakening

The Awakening

by Kate Chopin

The Awakening Chapter 37 Summary

  • When Edna arrives, Adele is in labor and suffering greatly.
  • Doctor Mandelet arrives and he and Edna attend to Adele.
  • Edna begins to feel uneasy remembering her own experiences with childbirth.
  • Edna begins thinking of all the people who die.
  • Edna stays with Adele, witnessing the torturous scene. When it’s over, Edna says good-bye and kisses Adele on the forehead.
  • As Edna leaves, Adele tells her to think of the children.

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