Right from the beginning the plot is almost conveniently evident. You find a
woman, Edna Pontellier, tired of living her life as a pampered and "owned"
wife and mother. She is searching for much more in her life, some sort of
meaning for her whole existence. She searches for a long time but in the end,
the inevitability of her life's pattern and direction wraps around her,
suffocating her. She is overcome with wonder, confusion,
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it is her strength in which she fought that
captured the hearts of the readers. Her struggle and fight in the plot is
inspirational and makes a person realize just lucky they are to be able to
speak their minds and do as they wish. It also contains a fresh touch of
reality with its shocking ending, leaving you with the slightest hint of
doubt, was it all worth it?
Chopin, Kate The Awakening