Chopin's "The Awakening": A Semiotic Novel
Franklin, Rosemary F., PSYART
A most popular novel among feminist critics in the last forty years, Kate Chopin's "The Awakening", though obviously about the mistreatment of women by the patriarchy, has more often invited a psychoanlytic approach. Edna Pontellier's motherlessness has been briefly touched on by several critics, but has not received a full-scale treatment. Julia Kristeva, a pre-oedipal theorist, offers in "Black Sun" and "Tales of Love" concepts for an all-inclusive examination of themes, characters, Edna's death, and a Semiotic structure and style.
Chopin's The Awakening: A Semiotic Novel
Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1900) has perhaps enjoyed the most critical attention …
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