The Awakening By Kate Chopin Essay Research — страница 3

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directly to her own demise. By swimming out into the water she attempts to escape responsibility. She can not face life and her freedom so she responds with her typical behavior and runs away in fear. Edna demonstrates little more than a rebellious attitude coupled with cowardice and a selfish nature. The actions that arose from her “awakenings” came from her selfish desire for happiness, disregarding the affects to all those around her. This lack of concern for others makes Edna Pontellier a shallow and weak 33f