Articles for tag: Autobiographical, The Awakening

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Review of Melissa Etheridge’s The Awakening

In what is perhaps her most personal collection of songs to date, Melissa Etheridge tells an autobiographical story through lyrics on her ninth studio album release entitled, “The Awakening.” The album touches on beliefs, personal struggles and problems of the universe at large. An accomplished singer-songwriter and woman rock star, Etheridge pulls out all the ...

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Moview Review: Species: The Awakening

The straight to Dvd market has proven to be a lucrative venture for many companies, especially productions focused on the horror genre, or Sci-Fi channel fare. However, like with any gold rush everyone starts trying their hand at the game and just tossing out anything and everything overcrowding the market with crap and knock offs. ...

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The Awakening: Analysis of Edna

In Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, the character Edna is by far the most enigmatic, despite being the main character we follow throughout the story. While we do understand most of her intentions, her reasoning is clouded, as many of the things she does in the novel are quite perplexing, the biggest of which being her ...

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Movie Review: “The Awakening”

What is it about England that makes it the perfect setting for ghost stories? Is it the rainy and bleak weather? The turn-of-the-century period décor has something to do with it I’m sure. From Sherlock Holmes mysteries to “The Woman in Black” and “The Others,” it seems Merry Ole England stands in the public eye ...

The Awakening and Grand Isle

Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, first published in 1899, is considered (in retrospect, as it ruined her writing career at the time) one of the first texts addressing the concerns of the feminist movement. The story revolves around a small group of friends from New Orleans who vacation together on Grand Isle each summer, the main ...

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Kate Chopin: The Tragic Life of the Author of ‘The Awakening’

Kate Chopin (1851-1904) is one of the truly tragic stories that Literature has to offer. Although she did not end her life in a premature suicide, as far too many of our poets and novelists have done, her particular time of living simply was not ready for her. When Chopin made her debut into society, ...

Feminism in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

Kate Chopin bravely exposed an attitude of feminism to an unprepared society in her novel The Awakening. Her brilliant work of fiction was not recognized at the time because feminism had not yet become popular. Eble claimed that Chopin’s book was considered to be “Too strong a drink for moral babes and should labeled ‘poison'” ...