The Awakening List of Characters Edna PontellierHandsome young woman, 28 years old, pampered married life, restrictions, husband considers her property, rebels, seeks fulfillment. Leonce PontellierEdna’s husband, 40 years old, prosperous brokerage business in New Orleans, sticks to social norms, wants wife to do the same, everyone him the perfect husband. Robert LebrunCharming young man, spends summers at mother’s resort on Grand Isle, has flings with older married women, relationship with Edna. Adele RatignolleGood wife, self sacrificing mother, perfect mother-woman. Alcee ArobinYoung New Orleans player, has affairs with vulnerable women. Mademoiselle ReiszOld unmarried musician, devoted life to music, eccentric, outspoken, candid views, fond of Edna. Madame LebrunOwns the summer resort on Grand Isle, has 2 sons: Robert and Victor. Victor LebrunRobert’s handsome brother and mother’s favorite. Raul and Etienne PontellierLeonce and Edna’s kids, husband says she neglects them, often sent to grandparents. Edna’s FatherOld Kentucky Colonel, did not approve of daughter marrying a Catholic Creole, he tells Mr. Pontellier to use authority with Edna. Doctor MadeletSemi-retired physician in New Orleans, Mr. Pontellier asks his help, he says Edna going through a mood and it will soon pass.