The Awakening

Yesterday I reread The Awakening for the first time since high school. It was a slightly surreal experience — I wasn’t reading my same copy of the book, but I still stumbled across sentences I remember loving, with vivid memories attached. I remember which passages struck me as important, then, and which I used in writing our god-blessed Five Paragraph Essays, etc. Anyway, I do love this novella, especially a few passages which I’ll be glad to have at hand from here on out. “Why?” asked her companion. “Why do you love him when you ought not to?” Edna, with…

The Awakening

Yesterday I reread The Awakening for the first time since high school. It was a slightly surreal experience — I wasn’t reading my same copy of the book, but I still stumbled across sentences I remember loving, with vivid memories attached. I remember which passages struck me as important, then, and which I used in writing our god-blessed Five Paragraph Essays, etc. Anyway, I do love this novella, especially a few passages which I’ll be glad to have at hand from here on out. “Why?” asked her companion. “Why do you love him when you ought not to?” Edna, with…