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Reading beyond modern feminism: kate chopin's the awakening journal of undergraduate research and criticism in the discipline of english: vol 10 : iss. Kate chopin (1851-1904) did not begin to write until she was thirty-six years old up to that time, her life gave no hint of either literary talent or literary ambition. Essays and criticism on kate chopin's the awakening - critical evaluation.