Edna Pontellier's Argumentative Essay

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In the early 1800s, the Victoria Sponge Cake became an archetypal teatime pastry that was widely popular in England, although recipes have traveled to North America. Ms. Pontellier often meets with her friends during meals, or to have tea in the afternoon or late at night. The solitude in which Edna and her friend, or friends, will drink their tea provides the perfect opportunity for Edna to discuss her feelings towards her own life and the standards of society that she does not agree with. Teatime can occur at any given time during the day, and may refer to many different occasions such as breakfast, lunch, or a time for chatter. Typically in literature, “whenever people eat or drink together, it’s communion” (Foster 8). Ms. Pontellier shares

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