Description : Providing all the tools for engaged, informed individual analysis of the text, this is an essential starting point for students of American literature and women's writing, or for anyone fascinated by Chopin's controversial work.
Description : The Awakening unlocks a spiritual compilation of poems that depict life's difficulties and brings to light the most important aspect of life, which is found through faith in God and Jesus Christ. The parables of Jesus and the everyday problems of man are woven deeply throughout this enlightened poetry as it speaks to those who lack self confidence, have doubt, follow the wrong path, have anxieties and embrace a negative self image. He is the light that shines the path, but people shy away to walk in the dark.-From the poem Wrath of God by Daniel Gereige. Daniel Gereige translated his life experiences into his poetry and hopes to inspire and help those who read it. These are some of his inspiring quotes. All that I have, I'm nothing without God.- Our exterior is skin deep, our soul has no end.- Are you alive or just breathing.- Faith is the essence of man's existence.- If you believe, the universe will follow. Daniel lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and daughter.
Description : A great guide for all who desire to live with confidence. The simple, yet profound truths herein can enhance anyone's journey of the heart. Down's words reflect a compassionate and magical universe. Learn how to get back to basics by letting go. The message is calm, encouraging, strong and sure.
Description : Discusses the writing of The awakening by Kate Chopin. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author.
Description : The central character of the novel is the personification of the urge of freedom and self-acknowledgement in women. To ensure independence and free will for herself, Edna Pontellier experiments with her life. With comparisons of life-styles, approaches to feminism and its manifestations, the novel is an in-depth study of human psychology.
Description : Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. When The Awakening was first published in 1899, critical outcry proved so vociferous that the novel was banned for decades. Now praised as a classic of early feminist literature, Kate Chopin’s final work rejects conventional female roles and celebrates a woman’s journey towards self-awareness. As the heroine, Edna Pontellier, awakens to her own desires, she begins to question her ideas about marriage, motherhood, society, art, and the nature of love itself. A milestone in American fiction, The Awakening is an unforgettably poignant novel of self-discovery that has inspired generations of readers. Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research. Read with confidence.