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The Awakening

The Awakening

  

by Kate Chopin

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Edna Pontellier

There are no if’s, and’s, or but’s about this one. The story completely revolves around Edna. Even when Edna isn’t present in a scene, we see people talking about her. Also, there’s that whole "awakening" deal. That’s Edna’s awakening; she’s the protagonist.


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