The Role Of Women In Desiree's Baby By Kate Chopin

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Literature was created to evoke the reader to form a whirlpool of ideas and emotions. One famous author that has been able to gain a vast audience is Kate Chopin .Chopin has publish many short stories such as Story of an Hour, A Pair of Silt Stockings and A Respectable Women, Desiree 's Baby and The Storm . These stories has cause people to question whether or not their assumptions of a novel is correct. Two major theme that Chopin was able to promote throughout most of her work, was the importance of a women and the hierarchy of a male. These stories all have different story lines but share a common ground which is the admiration of a women 's role in life and their constant struggles they face comparing to men. Women from all …show more content…
Though little information is given, the bases of a male figure often shows up in every story which influences the female protagonist to live and act a specific way. When being with someone for so long, it can cause a women to lose themselves as a person. When a women undergoes difficult situation they find comfort in finding a substitution that will bring a joyous lust whether good or …show more content…
This story was the perfect example of how a powerful man can create big problems. The character Desiree had to pass to a difficult situation due to her husband betrayal. Chopin was able to identify each individual as their own person. The Gender role each character played was specified to emphasize the qualities of the male and female. Desiree was described as "beautiful and gentle, affectionate and sincere"(Chopin). While Armand was illustrated as a powerful guy. Knowing Desiree original origin was unknown, he didn 't mind, he consulted himself by providing her with his name .This represent his character in making her belong to him .Desiree was delineated as a weak person. She relied solely on her husband and was adorned by her husband. During this time, having an African American child was unacceptable society would not have allowed this kind of thing to happen. As the story goes on Desiree soon feels deceived by her husband leaves him, "she disappeared among the reeds ...she did not come back "(Chopin). Though nothing else of her was mention many speculate that something may have happened to her. This helps promote Desiree 's weakness and the way Armand had the power to reject his wife and

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