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The Awakening

The Awakening

by Kate Chopin

The Awakening: She is Woman, Read Her Roar Quiz

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Q. What type of art does Edna pursue?


Sculpting
Art Carney
The art of war
Painting
Ceramics
Q. Why does Edna move out?


Because she and her husband cannot agree on who controls the remote
Because she doesn’t want to depend on her husband for money
Because the kids are driving her crazy
Because she lives to pack
Q. What does Robert do when he returns?


Introduces Edna to his wife
Professes his love to Edna
Buys Edna a subscription to the Gloria Steinem Book of the Month Club
Avoids Edna
Q. In what does Edna no longer believe?


The Easter Bunny. Jury’s still out on Santa, though
Marriage
Love
Freedom
Q. How does Edna commit suicide at the end of the book?


By hanging herself from a tree branch
By jumping out of her fourth-story window
By swimming out to sea
By watching When in Rome
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