The Awakening

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The main conflict in The Awakening is resolved at the end of the book. Edna's conflict was that she wanted to become an independent woman and escape from her husband and children. This conflict is person vs. self and Edna vs. society. This is person vs. self because she does not know whether or not she wants to tell her husband this. This conflict is Edna vs. society because if she does have an affair than society will look at her badly from then on. The way Edna's conflict is resolved is Edna was still unhappy after she became independent so she committed suicide. The theme in the book is "a goal of achieving ones freedom . This conflict is evident in the novel's theme because Edna

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