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The Awakening

The Awakening


by Kate Chopin

The Awakening: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. This novel is about what kind of crisis? -> Moral
2. The restrictions imposed on Edna are based on her -> Religion
3. What is a barrier to happiness? -> Marriage
4. What is a fantasy? -> Love
5. The Awakening features that age-old conflict between -> Individual/Society