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The Awakening
Narrated by Elizabeth Klett
Written by Kate Chopin
ESL English Listening :: Adult Literacy

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 story of self-discovery that has inspired generations of readers. It's blend of realistic narrative, incisive social commentary, and psychological complexity makes The Awakening a precursor of American modernist literature.

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