Art & Identity in New Orleans

HNRS 109 Spring '18

March 16, 2018
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Drifting

In many ways, Binx in The Moviegoer is a similar character to Edna Pontelier in The Awakening. Of course, Binx is male and Edna is female, but their struggles are eerily reminiscent of one another. Binx is a man who … Continue reading

February 10, 2018
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Zulu

The krewes of New Orleans are a time-honored tradition that have become integrated into the culture of Mardi Gras. Krewes are societies that operate for the purpose of parading during the carnival season surrounding Mardi Gras, and there are a … Continue reading

January 31, 2018
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Giving Up Self

There is a critical line spoken by Edna Pontellier in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening: “I would give up the unessential; I would give my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldn’t give myself.” (64) There … Continue reading