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Edna was encouraged to defy society’s expectations and roles by Mademoiselle Reisz and to act as a bird

February 5, 2019 0 Comment

Edna was encouraged to defy society’s expectations and roles by Mademoiselle Reisz and to act as a bird, even checking her ‘wings’ in a hug. The advice that Edna gets from the pianist includes a referring to a bird that would have wings strong enough to fly above customs and prejudices. Through her fight for independence, Edna becomes a menace to the values of society. After Mr. Pontellier leaves home to go on a business trip, Edna has made the drastic decision to abandon her husband’s home and move into what has been dubbed the “pigeon house.”

Edna was encouraged to defy society’s expectations and roles by Mademoiselle Reisz and to act as a bird, even checking her ‘wings’ in a hug. The advice that Edna gets from the pianist includes a referring to a bird that would have wings strong enough to fly above customs and prejudices. Edna becomes a menace to the values of society, through her fight for independence. After Mr. Pontellier leaves home to go on a business trip, Edna has made the drastic decision to abandon her husband’s home and move into what has been dubbed the “pigeon house.”

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