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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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Feb 19, 13

bookshelves: classics, suicide, read-in-2003, read-in-2011, read-in-2013
Read in May, 2003

Third time's the charm. Rated 4 with a greater understanding of the historical context.

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Quotes dara Liked

Kate Chopin
“The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings. It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Kate Chopin
“There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Kate Chopin
“Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Reading Progress

02/14/2013 page 70
35.0% "Reading again for another English class. 3rd time."

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