The Roles of Women in the Awakening
6 pages (1500 words)
, Research Paper
According to the paper, Edna, Adèle, and Mademoiselle Reisz each portray a different aspect of nineteenth-century womanhood; indeed, each woman could be seen as a different cliched part of what was expected of women. Edna is the rebellious one who wanted nothing more than to break free of the societal norms.