The Awakening: An Authoritative Text Biographical and Historical Contexts Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

by Kate Chopin, Margo Culley | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0393960579 Global Overview for this book
Registered by BooksAndJava of Knoxville, Tennessee USA on 1/31/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by BooksAndJava from Knoxville, Tennessee USA on Monday, January 31, 2005
I read this late last year (2004) and was extremely disapointed. I was expecting a strong rebellious female lead. Everything in the book implied as much! Then I got to the end to discover that the main character was just a wimp that didn't want to own up to her life, let alone deal with it.

I'm not sure why I still have it on my shelf, other than the fact that I have a degree in English and this book is supposedly a classic.

Released 15 yrs ago (6/9/2006 UTC) at RABCK in -- Mail or by hand-rings, RABCK, meetings, trades, Florida USA

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I sent this by surface mail, so it may be several weeks before it arrives. Enjoy!!!

Journal Entry 3 by mikime from Roma, Lazio Italy on Tuesday, July 25, 2006
This arrived yesterday, thanks a lot BooksAndJava! I'll try and read it soon, but TBR are piling up...

Journal Entry 4 by mikime from Roma, Lazio Italy on Friday, September 22, 2006
I liked the way the story is told, its imagery and metaphors, the way the main character eveolves and realizes there's so much more than what she's had so far... and I was starting to enjoy her new ways of life and was wondering how far she would go...when the novel ended. A bit too abruptly and unexpectedly, I think (the fact that this edition has got so many more pages of notes & commentary at the end of the book tricked me, too). I was disappointed, I was expecting a brighter ending for a character that seems so resolute up to that point.

Journal Entry 5 by mikime from Roma, Lazio Italy on Tuesday, January 9, 2007
This book is part of the Italian OBCZ Sweepstakes n.4- Winter version , given to its winner! Congratulations!


Journal Entry 6 by alloctona from Roma, Lazio Italy on Wednesday, January 10, 2007
wow!!

ho ricevuto questo libro grazie all'OBCZ sweepstakes n.4 - winter edition

thanks,
;)

Journal Entry 7 by alloctona at -- Meet Up in Roma, Lazio Italy on Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Released 14 yrs ago (5/8/2007 UTC) at -- Meet Up in Roma, Lazio Italy

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