The Awakening by Kate Chopin
...symbols used throughout (67). While many of the symbols used throughout, whether childbirth, motherhood, food or the displacement of identity, language and culture, as represented in the Creole theme, support the mentioned interpretation, this paper shall focus on the bird symbolism used throughout. Not only does the bird symbol represent Edna Pontellier and her caging, but represents her journey to awakening and her eventual crash/suicide.
As indicated by the title, Kate Chopin’s novel is about the female... The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin’s nineteenth century novel, The Awakening, has been hailed by several critics as a remarkable expression of the feminist ideology. Ivy Schweitzer, a prof...