Kate Chopin's the Awakening: Screenplay as Interpretation

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The screenplay, "Edna," pp. 29-105, has not been included in this index.
Adaptation, 9-13, 107; as criticism, 1, 9-10, 26; as feminist interpretation, 6-9, 13; as interpretation, 10-12, 27; as sociological study, 12. See also Film adaptation of women authors
Akerman, Chantal: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce-1080 Bruxelles, 110
Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women film adaptation, 2-4
Anderson, Thomas: screenplay adaptation of Light in August by William Faulkner, 12
Andrew, Dudley, 11-12
Anhalt, Edward, 27
Arms, George, 108
Arnavon, Cyrille, 23, 113
Arner, Robert, 111, 114, 139, 149
Arobin, Alcée, 130, 133-35
Art. See Impressionism; Woman as artist
At Fault, 18, 21, 127, 144
Autonomy. See Women's search for autonomy
Awakening, The: characters in, 18, 27-28; dialectic pattern in, 108; French influences on, 24; impressionistic technique in, 113-16; as novel of social protest, 14-15, 155; plot summary in, 27-28; reevaluation, 23; reviews of, 21; themes in, 21-22, 24
Axelson, Mary McDougal: Life Begins film adaptation, 2
Bayou Folk, 20
Belson, James, 107-8
Birth as metaphor, 107, 110-11, 132, 153
Boyum, Joy Gould, 11
Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre film adaptation, 4, 12
Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights film adaptation, 4
Capote, Truman, 118; film adaptation of Henry James's Turn of the Screw as The Innocents, 10-11
Cassatt, Mary, 114
Characterization, 131-39
Charleville, Athénaïs (Chopin's maternal grandmother), 15
Charleville, Victoire Verdon (Chopin's maternal great-grandmother), 15
"Charlie," 22, 144
Chênière Caminada, 127, 132-33, 140
Chopin, Kate ( Katherine O'Flaherty): ability of, to observe human nature, 14; biographers of, 15; birth and early life of, 15; children of, 17, 134; conscious study of fiction and writing by, 14; and daughter ( Lelia Hattersley), 22; death of, 23; death of husband, 17; education of, 16; life of, as widow, 17-18, 155; life of, in New Orleans, 17; literary career of, 18-23; loss of mother of, 18; marriage of, 16-17, 134; move of, to plantation and village, 17; reading of, 18, 24; return to St. Louis by, 18; and scandal, 18;


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