In the setting of the novel The Awakening, what is the decision of Chopin to set the story in New Orleans and Grand Isle?
In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, the story takes place in two settings: New Orleans and Grand Isle. She set the action in New Orleans because she was a Louisiana writer and New Orleans was an ideal locale because it is historic, a port city, and a place of business. It also contained a large Creole population--a detail that was important to show Edna as an outsider....
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