Robert's flirting with Edna catalyzes her "awakening", and she sees in him what has been missing in her marriage. As referenced previously, Chopin's work once contained the word in its title when it was originally called A Solitary Soul.
A: Kate Chopin was an artist, a writer of fiction, and like many artists—in the nineteenth century and today—she considered that her primary responsibility to people was showing them the truth about life as she understood it. Another factor that contributes to why Chopin decides to focus on the inequalities among the sexes is because of the era she had lived in.
Women had vital duties to fulfill within their homes mainly taking care of the children as well as maintaining the household while the male figure worked and brought home the money.
Although this quote was used to describe Edna, it also indirectly refers back to the author, Chopin. It was put together by cutting segments of other films and assembling them in a way that makes the imaginary film look almost real.
The public reaction to the novel was similar to the protests that greeted the publication and performance of Henrik Ibsen 's landmark drama A Doll's Housea work with which The Awakening shares an almost identical theme.
What they wanted for women was the right to say no, rather than the right to say yes whenever and wherever they pleased.