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The Awakening

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Couple's Relationship

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Looking at the following passage identify the sentence that best represents the relationship between Mr. Pontellier and Edna.

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“You are burnt beyond recognition,” he added, looking at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of personal property which has suffered some damages. She held up her hands, strong, shapely hands, and surveyed them critically, drawing up her lawn sleeves above her wrists. Looking at them reminded her of her rings, which she had given to her husband before leaving for the beach. She silently reached out to him, and he, understanding, took the rings from his vest pocket and dropped them into her open palm. She slipped them upon her fingers; then clasping her knees, she looked across at Robert and began to laugh.