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    The Strom Kate Chopin

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    The story, “The Strom” written by Kate Chopin. It is characterized on five characters. Calixta is a wife of Bobinot and her son name is Bibi. Alcee is Calixta’s past boyfriend and Clarisse is a wife of Alcee. Bobinot and his son are at shopping, meanwhile the storm is started. They are stuck in the storm. Bibi was worried about his mother who is at home during storm is going on. Bobinot reassure him that she will be all right. The storm does not make her worry. She closes the door and window. As she step onto the porch, she sees Alcee. They were in love six years prior to this storm. Circumstances were not in their favor. She married with Bobinot and Alcee married with Clarisse. In that heavy storm, Alcee was seeking for shelter and she offers…

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    Kate Chopin The Storm

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    Author, Kate Chopin, in her short story, The Storm, reveals an affair between two past lovers Calixta(wife) and Alcee(ex-boyfriend) making love to each other. There is a storm coming to Louisiana and Bobinot (husband) and Bibi(son) are stuck at Friedheimer’s store. While Calixta is home with her ex-boyfriend. The story takes place in the house of Calixta and Bobinot. The time of day is late in the evening and the time period is late 1800s to early 1900s. The story took place in Louisiana around…

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    Kate Chopin Symbolism

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    Matt Witman Honors English 11 Period 8 Taylor “A Woman’s Independence” Through the use of symbolism and imagery does Kate Chopin give the reader an insight into Mrs. Mallard’s new life after her husband’s death in “The Story of an Hour.” By spending an hour in her “comfortable, roomy armchair” in front of an “open window” only then did she realize the significance of her recently gained independence. It is also evident how relieved Louise became when her “heart trouble” only reappears when her…

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    Kate Chopin Essay

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    In an article in a “Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion” it talks about the life of author Kate Chopin, who also wrote the short story “The Story of an Hour”. She is considered an important figure in nineteenth-century American fiction and as a major figure in feminist literature. She was born on February 8, 1851, in Missouri. At one point in her life, one of her works called “The Awakening” caused so much commotion and controversy that she abandoned her literary career and only…

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    Adultery: Okay or Not? The “Storm” by Kate Chopin, I believe is the most controversial and interesting reading of all of them. In short, this story shows what happens when two old lovers meet alone when the weather is brewing a storm. The “Storm” is based upon five main characters, Bobinot and Calixta (husband and wife), their son, Bibi, Alcee and Clarisse (husband and wife). Bobinot and Bibi were out at the supermarket when the weather started to take a turn for the worse, indicative of a…

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    “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, is a story exactly as the title describes it. A matter of events that take place and change the story within hours. Louise Mallard, is a troubled housewife soon to be widowed and suffering heart troubles. Just alone in the first few sentences into the story, the introductions tone is quick paced and with a small hint of suspense. The news is broken to Mrs. Mallard about her husband’s tragic death in the first sentence of the story. A mixture of emotions are…

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    Kate Chopin was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1850; daughter of Eliza and Thomas O’Flaherty. She had five siblings, but unfortunately her sister died in infancy and her brothers in their twenties ("Kate O'Flaherty Chopin"). Kate was the only child to live past twenty-five. Her father passed away due to a terrible train accident. In 1855 Kate was sent to a Catholic boarding school in St. Louis ("Kate O'Flaherty Chopin”). The nuns knew her for her intelligence, and she was top of her class.…

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    In “The Storm” Kate Chopin introduces Calixta, her family, and her soon to be lover, Sir Alcee Laballiere. Calixta does not notice the upcoming storm at first, along with Sir Alcee as he rides on his horse towards her gallery, but they both approach her quietly and eventually catch her off guard. Throughout the short story, the tempest escalates in severity, while the “storm” of love and untouched emotions inside the house escalates in intimacy. By using the physical weather change as a metaphor…

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    “There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water”. Said by Kate Chopin. Kate Chopin was a famous writer in 19th century but she mostly recognize after her death. This historical lady writer born in St. Louis Missouri on February 8, 1850. Kate born name was Catherin. She was half Irish and half French. Her father was a successful businessman while her mother was well connected member of French community. Among five children for her parents she…

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    The Awakening by Kate Chopin is based upon the ideals of Feminism, which promote equality for all genders. In the time period it was written, The Awakening was viewed as an obsurd opposition to societal standards. "Edna Pontellier's free thoughts and behaviors were not accepted at that period. The attacks on the book were too harsh for Chopin to continue her writing career, and even ended the discussion on the book for almost half a century" ("Limin Bai"). Posessing a strong message that is…

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