The Role Of Suicide In The Awakening

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In this book it seems that suicide was the only thing Edna had control over and she took it. You see Edna struggle with her role as a mother and wife. The constrictions placed on her left her unhappy. You could see that she wasn 't involved with her children but loved them alot and knew that they would be better off without her. Her ideas of freedom and a new and exciting life don 't go as she planned. Also another thing that did not meet her expections are the passion and sexual freedom she was seeking. She pines for Robert and her dream of becoming an artist is short lived. Her new life is shattering every time she turns around. Even after leaving her duties of being a mother and wife society still controls her and what she can accomplish

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