Second Awakenings Essay Topics

Edna’s First and Second Awakenings

When Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening” was published in 1899 the Industrial Revolution and the feminist movement were already beginning to emerge. However, they were still overshadowed by the prevailing attitudes of the nineteenth century (SparkNotes Editors). In the conservative state of Louisiana, from where the author had met her husband, for example, the feminist movement… View Article