The Storm Kate Chopin Analysis

1472 Words6 Pages
Chapter Four Conclusion Late nineteenth century was a hard time for the USA. The social, political, ideological, and cultural setting of the country was undergoing radical changes. heretofore and natural selection summoned into question established views concerning human origin (theories in which Kate Chopin had more than a passing interest); urbanization and reconditioning of the country following the Civil War posed before people new and different challenges; and, perhaps most prominently, the women's rights movement had been accumulating force and tempo since 1861, when the first woman's rights seminar was held in Seneca Fall, New York. The feature of the late period of nineteenth century was well-known of being hard for the USA. The country's settings…show more content…
It has been argued further that Chopin’s title passes on to nature, which is characteristically feminine; the storm can thus be viewed as representative of feminine sexuality and excitement, and the image of the storm will be returned to over and over all over the story. Chopin employed lots of Calixta’s dealings in 'The Storm' in order to represent the sexual control of the time and the increasing surge of physical desires. Perhaps one of the best examples of that takes place when Calixta is doing housework. Alcee arrives at the house. Calixta has been functioning with much strength, till Calixta has some clothes hanging out to dry as a clean on the porch and, after Alcee arrival, they are in hazard of blowing away from the strapping wind coming up with the storm. Such critical and representative situation is summed up in a statement that Alcee grabs Bobinot’s pants, symbolically subverting the social and marital constraints that control Calixta. As visiting Alcee, Calixta talks fairly about housework, preparing the house for the coming storm. Bobinot, and other sides of her married life, assist exemplify the erotic anxiety that she feels whilst near
Open Document