Realism: 1850s - 1890s

The Awakening

by Kate Chopin

Some "Text to Text" & "Text to World" connections to explore...

The Awakening - here's the full etext, thanks to Project Gutenberg.

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening - learn more about Chopin with this detailed resource from PBS.

Kate Chopin: The Awakening - great resource from Loyola University New Orleans.

Grande Isle - learn about the setting of the novel with this resource.

Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement 1848 - 1998
National Women's History Museum- an essential tool for studying many topics including Kate Chopin.

History Channel:  The Fight for Women's Suffrage 

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony 

Library of Congress: American Memory- Women of Protest

Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience - Selected Textbook Resources

Short Story: "The Story of an Hour" -p. 642

Audio Book/MP3 

Download the MP3 of The Awakening- from Libri-Vox and listento the novel as you read along with the e-text or your own copy of the novel.

School House Rock's "Sufferin' Till Suffrage"