However, many critics have different views with deeper thought given to The Awakening. Three of the most prominent symbols used are birds, houses, and the ocean and each means something different in the context of the story.
Instead, she was another person entirely-- someone she would like to forget.
Chopin shows how these three men are diverse from one another. Symbols add meaning and depth to the text. Symbolism in The Awakening is interpreted in many ways Edna is a big part of this novel being the main protagonist and all of her ethical choices that have an enormous …show more content… This will also cause damage to their family as Edna will want to leave Leonce.
Kate Chopin tries to make the women look more as possessions rather than people. Leonce choice of how he views Edna and he treats her have an effect on him and consequences on and her.
The influences and actions of Robert Lebrun on Edna led to her realization that she could never get what she wanted, which in turn caused her to take her own life.
We feel the suffering and the helplessness of the characters as the tragedy unwinds.