Teacher Guide

The Awakening Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

  • Consider some of Chopin's other novels and writings. A full list of Chopin's works can be found on The Kate Chopin International Society website.
  • Consider novels by Chopin's predecessors, contemporaries, and those who were influenced by her. Such authors include Edith Wharton, Wilkie Collins, George Eliot, Henry James, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and Mark Twain, among many others.
  • Read some of the many critical essays and books available about The Awakening and Kate Chopin's other works. More information about some of the critical essays available can be found here.

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