Summary Of The Awakening By Kate Chopin

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The nineteenth century is considered to be one of the most revolutionary centuries for woman’s rights and the feminist movement. During the 19th century, women were subject to the accepted standards and roles placed on them by society and any other actions were seen as deviant and unacceptable. The feminist movement during this time was then created by a group of women who believed in the feminist theory. The feminist theory stated that men and women should be given the same opportunity for political, economic, and social equality. During this movement and time of gradual change, a few women began to publish novels in which they explored and exposed the unfair societal limitations and pressures placed on women. In The Awakening by Kate Chopin’s

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