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Awakening Waters:

Awakening Waters The Awakening: Kate Chopin

Edna feels trapped-:

Edna feels trapped- controlled by her husband and by what society expects from her, as a woman and mother.

The sea is not trapping.:

The sea is not trapping.

the sea calls to her-:

the sea calls to her- - murmurs, whispers, “inviting the soul to wander for a spell in the abysses of solitude, to lose itself in its mazes of inward contemplation,…”

The first time she swims alone, she feels like she could be swept away without anyone noticing…:

The first time she swims alone, she feels like she could be swept away without anyone noticing… She swims where no other woman has swum before-

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She returns to the beach at the end of the novel, and this time, heeds its call.:

She returns to the beach at the end of the novel, and this time, heeds its call.

She swims out, remembering her childhood, thinking of how she will not look back, but will ever look onwards, persevering and powerful.:

She swims out, remembering her childhood, thinking of how she will not look back, but will ever look onwards, persevering and powerful.

The ocean is her freedom…:

The ocean is her freedom… …Death, her liberty.

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