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as defined by her society; yet she discovers that her role of mother also makes impossible her continuing development as an independence women. So her thoughts as she walks into the sea comment profoundly on the identity problems that women face, “She thought of Leonce and the children. They were a part of her life. But they need not have thought that they could possess her, body and soul”(685). Unable to have a full human existence, Edna chooses to have none at all. 3d6 Chopin, Kate. “The Awakening”. American Literature Volume II: Realism to the Present, 6th edition. Ed. George McMichael. Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall, 1997. 683-775.