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Please give a summary of "Athenaise" by Kate Chopin.

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This short story by Kate Chopin features the characters Athenaise, who has been recently married to Cazeau, her brother, called Monteclin and another man called Gouvernail. The story starts with Cazeau realising that his wife has returned to her home. As he goes to get her back, he is met by his brother in law, Monteclin, who clearly hates him and tells him to keep away. However, when he arrives at the house of his parents-in-law, his mother-in-law greets him and his pleasant to him. We find out that Athenaise is not mistreated by her husband and he is not a bad husband, she just hates being married and wants to be single again. However,...

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