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ERIC Number: EJ580197
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0701
Edna, Epicurus, and Education.
Morse, Jane Fowler
Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, v32 n3 p241-254 Dec 1998
Portrays the character of Edna from Kate Chopin's novel "The Awakening" as a reflection of current society's motivation in seeking fleeting (kinetic) pleasure instead of lasting (katastematic) pleasure. Presents Epicurean philosophy as a means of teaching katastematic pleasure in modern education. (10 citations) (EMH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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