Essays Tagged: "Adele"

Edna's Character in " The Awakening", a novel by Kate Chopin

sbands, and esteemed it to a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals'. The characters of Adele Ratignolle and Mademoiselle Reisz represent what society views as the suitable and unsuitable ... mother-woman seemed to prevail that summer at Grand Isle'. Edna tries on one occasion to explain to Adele how she feels about her children and how she feels about herself, which greatly differs from t ...

(3 pages) 186 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Analysis of Kate Chopin's THE AWAKENING

s continuously preoccupied with work. This leads to Edna spending most of her time with her friend, Adele Ratignolle, whose friendship started the awakening process in Edna. This is the narrative hook ... y events that launched her awakening while Edna vacationed in Grand Isle. There, conversations with Adele prompted Edna to realize the oppression caused onto her by her husband. Robert Lebrun's flirta ...

(7 pages) 344 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

eur and throws many of her sketches away. Later on she gains confidence after being complemented by Adele and encouraged by Mademoiselle Reisz. Because Edna's painting represents herself, the change i ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.

main character of the story is Edna Pontellier who is not a Creole. Other important characters are Adele Ratignolle, Mr. Ratgnolle, Robert Lebrun, and Leonce Pontellier who are all Creole's. In the C ... r social circle, and women are expected to provide well-kept homes and have many children. Edna and Adele are friends who are very different because of their the way they were brought up and they way ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The relationship between children and parents from the 2 essays: Nights Below Station Street and Joy Luck Club.

ve for them.To begin with, the novel shows that children are always their parents' primary concern. Adele's father, Joe, loves her dearly even though she is not her daughter by blood. Joe suffers from ... does- I'll still be back drinking, and it would make everything worse than before" (173). Joe loves Adele more than anyone else. He tries to provide her with the best life possible, just that some obs ...

(5 pages) 18967 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

becoming a teacher on Miss Temple's marriage she obtains a post as governess at Thornfield Hall to Adele, the illegitimate daughter of Mr Rochester a Byronic hero of grim aspect and sardonic temper. ... their fancy gowns and jewels, but even after she and Rochester are married, she wants to remain as Adele's governess. She is not willing to give up her independence to Rochester, and tries to seek he ...

(7 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Kate chopin's "The Awakening"

to his commands. Women are also ostracized when they use their talents for pleasure. Both Edna and Adele express their emotions through art, yet Adele is considered "more of a musician than [Edna is] ... through art, yet Adele is considered "more of a musician than [Edna is] a painter." This is because Adele plays the piano only socially, while Edna paints almost everyday instead of doing her chores. ...

(3 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The artist must possess the couragous soul...the brave soul. The soul that dares and defies." Quote in "The Awakening" that mst accurately describes Edna.

dependent attitude and felt trappedby her family. It was only when Edna met and became friends with Adele andMadameoiselle Reisz that she was able to realize why she was unhappy andwhat was missing in ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" Edna's feelings of being traped explained.

s continuously preoccupied with work. This leads to Edna spending most of her time with her friend, Adele Ratignolle, whose friendship started the awakening process in Edna. This is the narrative hook ... erocious attitude and felt trapped by her family. It was only when Edna met and became friends with Adele and Madameoiselle Reisz that she was able to realize why she was unhappy and what was missing ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Complete Summary of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

education there and obtains a position as governess at a house called Thornfield. Jane's student is Adele Varens, a petulant but loving illegitimate child of the master of the house, Edward Rochester. ... r of the house, Edward Rochester. Rochester is rarely at home and Jane spends most of her time with Adele and the housekeeper, Mrs. Fairfax. When Rochester does come home, he is often moody and imposi ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literary Analysis The Awakening by Kate Chopin

ovel, Edna meets various friends and foes that help her find herself. Some of these friends include Adele Ratignolle and Mlle Reisz. The ongoing friendships between Edna and Adele Ratignolle, and Edna ... lle Reisz, as a social outcast to the Creole society aids Edna on her quest to individuality, while Adele's acceptance of the "mother-woman" role conflicts with Edna's awakening.Adele Ratignolle's fri ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women in The Awakening - Kate Chopin

Creole women have certain duties and responsibilities that they must carry out. Edna Pontellier and Adele Ratignolle share different views about the role of women in Creole society. Adele believes tha ... he will be confronting tempest-like winds of controversy that will lead to social banishment"(389). Adele Ratignolle and Edna Pontellier represent the dutiful and the rebellious Creole women, respecti ...

(7 pages) 88 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Jane Eyre"- feminism in the novel.

y- she sends an ad into the local newspaper and finds a position teaching a young French girl named Adele. But who is this fairy that helps Jane, gives her the idea to become a governess, shields her ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Review of "Black Like Me."

h is if he becomes a black man himself; which is what he is attempting to do.John gives his idea to Adele Jackson, the editor of a black oriented magazine, Sepia, who offers to fund his trip in exchan ...

(5 pages) 41 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reader Response to "The Awakening"

d to be true to myself and never just do what people wanted me to.On Grand Isle, her relations with Adele Ratignolle and Robert Lebrun were more intense within the story than her relations with Leonce ... re more intense within the story than her relations with Leonce or their children. In the beginning Adele was what Edna wished she could be, but knew she could never be. AR was very beautiful and had ...

(3 pages) 30 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Feminism & Jane Eyre

She refuses to live in a subordinate situation and tells Mr. Rochester: "I shall continue to act as Adele's governess: by that I shall earn my board and lodging, and thirty pounds a year besides. I'll ... uses to recognize herself in those facing similar conditions- her roommate at Lowood, Mrs. Fairfax, Adele, and her students at Marsh End school- and thereby claims a social and personal status that is ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Roles On Campus

but the reality is that gender roles play a huge part in everyday life. Sitting outside the Adele H. Stamp Student Union one day at the University of Maryland, I secretly spied on all sorts of ...

(6 pages) 422 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Awakening

husbands and esteem it to a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals". The characters of Adele Ratignolle and Mademoiselle Reisz represent what society views as suitable and unsuitable woma ... Ratignolle is the ideal Grand Isle woman, a home-loving mother, and a good wife. The antithesis of Adele is Mademoiselle Reisz, the old, unmarried, childless, musician who devotes her life to music, ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Stephan Douglas

d from Europe, he came back with new wisdom and a fresh mind. On November 20, 1846, Douglas married Adele Cutts. In 1854, Stephan Douglas planned to have Kansas and Nebraska decide their own fate by p ...

(2 pages) 424 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Cinematic Narrative Style in Nights Below Station Street

n showing the reader the Walsh family interacting on Christmas day, Richards tells the reader about Adele's assertion that she never gets anything for Christmas and how she argued with her father, rat ... e, her husband, to start drinking again, but then, in the next paragraph, there is a description of Adele's boredom and depression (Coyle 1166).Adele is the oldest of the Walsh daughters and the begin ...

(3 pages) 632 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers