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" The voice of the sea is seductive, never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander in abysses of solitude. "
Aesthetics and Gender in American Literature: Portraits of the Woman Artist - Page 137
by Deborah Barker, Deborah E. Barker - 2000 - 258 pages
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The Awakening

Kate Chopin - Adultery - 1899 - 303 pages
...beach. The water of the Gulf stretched out before her, gleaming with the million lights of the sun. The voice of the sea is seductive, never ceasing,...clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander in abysses of solitude. All along the white beach, up and down, there was no living thing in sight....
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Essays on English and American Literature, and a Sheaf of Poems: Offered to ...

Jan Bakker, J. A. Verleun, David Wilkinson, J. v. d Vriesenaerde - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 241 pages
...enjoy themselves in the water. The sea's voice never ceases, it whispers, clamours, murmurs, 'invites the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude...lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft,...
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Feminist Dialogics: A Theory of Failed Community

Dale M. Bauer - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 204 pages
...exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such beginning! How many souls perish in its tumult! The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing,...lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft,...
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No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Volume 2

Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 476 pages
...that is free of historical constraints,52 and here, therefore, the sea can speak in a seductive voice, "never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring,...solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation" (chap. 6). It is important, then, that not only Edna's silent dialogues with Mademoiselle Reisz but...
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The Mother / Daughter Plot: Narrative, Psychoanalysis, Feminism

Marianne Hirsch - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 260 pages
...conforms" — but to an inner life of questioning, associated with the vastness of the sea which "invit[es] the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation" (p. 15). Fragmentation and discontinuity rather than progression define Edna's course through the novel....
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Reconstructing Desire: The Role of the Unconscious in Women's Reading and ...

Jean Wyatt - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 271 pages
...contact for the distances of language, into a discourse that erases the distance between self and other: The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing,...lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft,...
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Rich and Strange: Gender, History, Modernism

Marianne DeKoven - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 248 pages
...enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace" (15). But the voice also clamors, murmurs, and invites the soul to "wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation" (15). At the end of the novel, the sea invites Edna to stand gloriously "naked under the sky," feeling...
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Finding Home

Peter Sauer - Nature - 1992 - 293 pages
...bomb. More than a half centuty afrer The Awakenrag, Americans awakened to the wisdom of its author. "The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing,...abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward conremplation," wrore Chopin. "The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous,...
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Revisionary Interventions Into the Americanist Canon

Donald E. Pease - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 342 pages
...however, is not just a voice; this haunting description reappears as a refrain throughout the text: The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing,...lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft,...
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Engendering Romance: Women Writers and the Hawthorne Tradition, 1850-1990

E. Miller Budick - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 288 pages
...Chopin's first description of the sea, early in the book, evokes Melville's in Moby Dick. She writes: "The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing,...solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation" (34). Compare Melville: "Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries — stand...
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