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Marriage is a huge commitment and people are so happy when they are married However not for Edna she wants to be independent and with another man Edna feels as if she has the ability to make her own decisions and is free to do whatever she pleases In The Awakening Kate Chopin uses distinct diction language and details to show a disrespectful and unfaithful tone in the theme of marriage Edna is not the only one who feels she is the boss her husband Leonce feels the same way Leonce feels he is the boss of Edna and her input or say in things does not matter as much as what he has to say Leonce ignores Edna Coming back to dinner his wife called after him He halted a moment and shrugged his shoulders He felt in his vest pocket there was a ten-dollar bill there He did not know perhaps he would return for the early dinner and perhaps he would not It all depended upon the company which he found over at Kleins and the size of the game He did not say this but she understood it and laughed nodding good-by to him Chopin 3 The language Chopin uses shows how Leonce does not want to answer to his wife and doing as he pleases Showing Leonce feels he is the leader of this Marriage when in reality as a married couple you are supposed to listen to each other and love one another equallyEdna does not love Leonce as she should Edna loves another man Robert She loves him more than she loves her own husband and it bothers her to have a feeling that her husband might have the suspicion she loves Robert Chopin states It did not strike her in the least grotesque that she should be making of Robert the object of conversation and leading her husband to speak of him The sentiment which
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