Lennie lives with Gram because her mother left her at a young age. Gram calls this the “Restless Gene” and tells Lennie and Bailey that many Walker women have had it. After Bailey’s unexpected death, Lennie, obviously, needs comfort. Recently, a new boy arrived in band class from France, Joe Fontaine. Lennie falls in love, but at the same time makes-out with Bailey’s ex-fiance, Toby, in an effort to heal.
Kate Chopin was born on February 8, 1850,St. Louis, MO. Kate Chopin is famously known for writing “The Story of an Hour”. Her story has a lot of meaning to it, If you read it carefully. Her story is on pointed out to be on the feminist side of things, because of what happens throughout the story.
This story 's Author: Elizabeth George Speare had been happily born on November 21st, 1908, in Molrose, Massachusetts. Though she sadly died in November 15th, 1994 one of the books she wrote in her life was The Witch of the Blackbird pond. The main character of the story is Kathrine but she goes by Kit, she is young and very wonderes girl with a rich grandpa. Only to lose both her wealth and her grandpa because of the death of her grandpa. She sadly had to move because of her grandpa 's death.
Written in 1898 by Kate Chopin, “The Storm” is a short story full of symbolism, themes (marriage, adultery, sexuality), conflict (moral, emotional, intellectual), and criticism of the role of the women in that period. Because of the explicitly and advanced and liberal thinking presented in “The Storm”, the short story was published in 1969. It is important to mention that “The Storm” it’s the sequel to Chopin’s “At the Cadian Ball”. Although there’s no need to read the sequel to understand better “The Storm”, it’s in the sequel were the characters of the stories first met. The important symbols in this short story are: the storm itself, the symbols of the Catholic era, and the use of whiteness.
Women as Seen in Trifles There were a lot of outstanding female literary figures that saw emergence during the 19th century. One of the many women writers that became known was Susan Glaspell. Glaspell’s works saw her struggle with arguments such as gender and differences and other related concerns, thus making it as one of the 19th century’s legacy. In the middle of an artistic revival and renaissance, Glaspell together with her beloved husband, George Cook, started to write about the issues they were seeing. But in 1915, she started writing the Provincetown Players and saw the involvement of other female writers like Kate Chopin and Fanny Fern to the making of one-act play, the Trifles.
Unfortunately her half brother was killed in the civil war. Her father died in a train accident when Kate was just five years old, leaving her to live with her mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Chopin’s mother was left a wealthy widow, who never remarried. Because she grew up in a house of all women who seemed to be very influential towards her, she became very aware of the standards of women in society. Kate attended a convent school, and loved to read a write, and was later encouraged by her teacher and many others to pursue a writing career.
In the later part of the story, Mathilde Loisel and her husband went from being in the lower middle class to the lower class. According to Maupassant (1884), “They dismissed their servant; they changed their lodgings; they rented a garret under a roof” (p.5). When Mathilde loses the diamond necklace that she borrowed from a friend, she and her husband pay a huge debt which took them ten years to settle in order to buy a diamond necklace to replace the lost one. This caused them to live a lower class life and endure the hardships of being poor. However, Mathilde has a friend who is rich.
After Dads death, she reconsiders her life and choices she's made; most significantly, her marriage with Eric. The fathers death causes the family to drift even farther apart and they don't meet again until five years later on Jeanette and her new husband's
In spite of her happy and content life, Korobi longs to know about her dead parents’ life and about their love journey. Often Korobi used to cherish herself with her mother’s unfinished love note to her father, which she found it as a child that was hidden in her mother’s book of poetry. Her delightful life starts when she met Rajat Bose, with whom she found love and soon they are about to marry. Just in a little while, Korobi is going to be into a family of upper class society. At the day of engagement night party, Korobi’s grandfather dies unfortunately with a sudden heart attack by leaving a mysterious dark secret of her parents which explains her past life.
Themes in “The Storm” Kate Chopin was an American author that wrote many stories that are based in Louisiana. She bases most of her work on women’s movement of the nineteenth century. One of Chopin’s prevalent stories called “The Storm”, focuses on the expectation of women’s marriage in the 1800’s. This story demonstrates multiple significant elements that give the reader a sense of what is going on throughout the story. One element being demonstrated in the story is the theme.