The Awakening by Maureen Kelly
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In CliffsNotes onThe Awakening you experience one woman’s desire to find and live fully within her true self. Her devotion to that purpose causes friction with her friends and family, and also conflicts with the dominant values of her time.

Summaries and commentaries will help you understand events of the novel, as well as their meaning. You’ll also gain insight into the life and background of the author, Kate Chopin. Other features that help you study includeCharacter analyses of major playersA character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersCritical essaysA review section that tests your knowledgeA ResourceCenter full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

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About Maureen Kelly

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Maureen Kelly is a freelance writer and editor and a Master’s candidate at DePaul University.
Published March 3, 1999 by Cliffs Notes. 112 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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I don’t want to say too many bad things about this film because frankly the actors in the film…well…they own guns.

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