Essay on Kate Chopin 's The Awakening

1083 Words Nov 23rd, 2016 5 Pages
"Filled with joy, Prince Charming, and Cinderella lived happily ever after," this is ending in the Cinderella" story. People are a very familiar the fairy tale ending plot in most of the stories. The happy ending plot is widely used in films and popular novels in American. A happy ending often gives readers a turn out for the best despite various factors which may have thwarted it. Stories that promote the idea that as an individual we have control over our life. People usually anticipate stories with happily ever after fairy tale ending. Furthermore, individual thus opening the way for affection and romance to develop further in courtship and marriage. Most people optimism believing marriage is a marking point of starting a happily ever after life. Sadly, in The Awakening by Kate Chopin, the story is not ended with happily ever after. The author Kate Chopin portrays a very tragedy ending for Mrs. Edna Pontellier. Her tragedy deviated people who loved her; moreover, her tragedy also ends control of her destinies. While Mrs. Edna’s story does not have a fairy tale ending, there are reasons behind Mrs. Edna’s tragedy. Her decision to commit suicide is to escape her current situation. It can be explained as failure or inability to elude society once stripped of the motivation of a man by her side and a decision to give herself up. Her act also as ending her friction relationship with her family and friends. The suicidal act is a cover up of Mr. Edna’s infidelity.…

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