Edna Pontellier In Chopin's The Awakening

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Edna Pontellier, often reflects on her role of mother-of-two who is married to a well-off and often traveling brokerage-business husband Leonce Pontellier. The community views Leonce as the ideal husband, for Leonce he adores and provides for wife and children, he is quite consistently concerned about the welfare and happiness of his household. Yet Edna does not look at Leonce as her choice of husband, she says their marriage was accidental, that as she was growing up there are particular men that came around her that she would have wished to take her hand. Leonce is disciplined, insistent and low-toned, often dissatisfied about Edna's attention to the children and other household issues, more so because he is often away on business and Edna
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