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The Awakening, Kate Chopin
The following is an excerpt from a novel that is set on the southern Louisiana coast in the early 20th century. The story follows Edna Pontellier, a housewife and mother.

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. Chicago: New York: Herbert S. Stone, 1899. Print.

All of the following are true of Madame Ratignolle's character EXCEPT:


She helps Mrs. Pontellier feel less reserved during her visit to Grand Isle.


She is considered an attractive woman.


She is poor.


She is of Creole descent.

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