Freedom From Suppression With A Pair Of Silk Stockings By Kate Chopin
The plot significantly demonstrates the theme of freedom from suppression through its development. Chopin 's story tells of a woman who "found herself the unexpected possessor of fifteen dollars" (A Pair of Silk Stockings). The woman, Mrs. Sommers, is a mother and wishes to use the extra money for her children. However, Mrs. Sommers is tempted to use the money on herself, freeing herself from the suppression a mother constantly faces in the time period.
The main character in "A Pair of Silk Stockings" demonstrates the theme of freedom from suppression by her actions, traits, and relationships. Mrs. Sommers, the main character in "A Pair of Silk Stockings," is a "little" woman with little money. She has a small, old, worn porte-monnaie that is stuffed with an unusually large sum of money. Chopin uses Mrs. Sommers ' lack of wealth as a form of…