Pastan stated in an interview that she stopped writing for about ten years, because she could not be the perfect wife and mother that she was expected to be and also commit herself to her poetry (Brown, 3). She considers herself “a product of the ‘50s – what I called the perfectly polished floor syndrome. I had to have a homemade desert on the table for my husband every night” (Brown 3). Such experiences reflected her poetry, significantly. Pastan uses many poetic devices, such as metaphors.
“Desiree’s Baby” is a short story written by Kate Chopin. In “Desiree’s Baby,” Desiree is found by the Valmonde’s family, not knowing what her origin was, they took her in. Desiree grew into a gentle and loving young woman. The young owner of the neighboring plantation, Armand Aubigny, fell in love with her at first sight. Armand Aubigny and Desiree got married and had a child together.As the child was three months old, Desiree notice a difference in Armands behaviour, he was distancing from Desiree and the child.
Kate Chopin is an American Author from louisiana. She is known for her vast amount of short stories and novels. One of her most famous short stories is “The Story of an Hour”. Kate Chopin wrote this short story based upon the women from the 1800’s and how they were stuck in an unhappy marriage and getting a divorce was never really an option for them. The main idea of this short story is about the reflections of a women’s thoughts, Mrs. Mallard, after the announcement of her husband 's sudden death in an accident.
“Desiree’s Baby” is a story written by Kate Chopin. This short story is about a young girl named Desiree who was adopted by the Valmonde family. She later on falls in love and gets married to Armand Aubigny, the owner of the plantation; L’ Abri. Desiree’s ends up having her first child, but there is something different about this baby that makes Armand avoid his wife and child. It turns out that the baby is of mixed race and Armand blames Desiree.
Following the death of his mother, Poe was taken into the home of John Allan and his wife Frances, who later died of tuberculosis. In 1835 he married his young cousin, Virginia Clemm, who was only 13 at the time, and in January of 1847 she died. Poe’s poem, Annabel Lee, was written shortly after his wife Virginia’s death. It is believed that Edgar Allan Poe wrote this to poem to illustrate his and Virginia’s love for one another. Stanza 1:
It was a short story and written by Kate Chopin. The Storm was set in the late 19th century and at Louisiana. It was about a lady named Calixta. She was still pretty, even she was mother and married to her husband, Bobiot, for several years. During the storm, Calixta was cheating on her husband with her old boyfriend, who was also married, Alcee.
While dormant, this conflict has been raging since the beginning of her marriage, as demonstrated by a poignant scene from chapter three in which the reader is first introduced to Mrs. Pontellier’s marital dissatisfaction. After spending an ungrateful amount of time with her husband for the first time all day, Edna reacts bitterly; “The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier’s eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them... She could not have told why she was crying. Such experiences as the foregoing were not uncommon in her married life.” (Chopin 6) At this point, her life has been spent in servitude to the “outward existence which conforms.” She performs the duties obligated to her by virtue of marriage; rearing children and caring for a home. This oppressive existence brings no satisfaction to Edna, and ironically, she is more alone in marriage than she has been at any point in her life. This despondence will cause her to seek fulfillment from other sources, leaving her vulnerable to the advances of Robert Lebrun.
When they got home from Europe they settled in Oakland California, where stone grew up. When she was 18 she attended the Johns Hopkins Medical school to study psychology (2). After not succeeding in that school she left and went to London with her brother Leo and she began her career as an artist. “Paris was the place Stein quoted in Gertrude Stein 's America”(“Gertrude Stein 1874-1946”2). Many say that her best book that she published in 1909 was Three Lives (2).
After researching Louise Erdrich 's life and reading “The Red Convertible”, the best literary elements of the short-story are the car in general, the raging waters, and the boots filling up with water to drown Henry. Louise Erdrich was the child of Ralph Louis and Rita Joanne who had both affiliated with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Her writing abilities and storytelling came from her family. Around eight years old, everybody in her family from her grandparents to her parents told her stories of how it had been on the Indian reservation during The Great Depression. Her father would mainly tell her stories of his relatives and the previous towns he used to live in.
With the mindset Maya had she was always qualified to come up with things to write about. Maya was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928, as Marguerite Ann Johnson (Moore). At the age of three her parents split apart. As a single parent Maya’s mother couldn’t take care of her and her brother Bailey