Desiree's Baby Analysis

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Desiree’s baby is a short story that opens with Madame Valmonde visiting Desiree and her baby.Desiree is married to a man named Armand Aubigny who had fallen in love with Desiree when he sees her standing against the stone pillar, even though they knew each other since they were small children, ever since Armand and his father came from Paris, after his mother died. Having had been told Desiree’s origin should be examined flew by him as Armand was so in love that he does not care about Desiree’s ancestors and decides it does not matter that she does not have a family name of her own in the end the two married and then bore the baby.Madame Valmonde has a surprise awaiting her. She has not seen the baby for a month and when she arrives to L’Abri…show more content…
She is very happy. Ever since the baby was born, her husband Armand, who was very strict and harsh, has softened a great deal.”proving the new life brings happy changes to the family as they are grateful for what they have been given.“He had fallen in love with her.That was the way he fell in love, as if struck by a pistol shot. The passion that awoke in him that day, when he saw her at the gate, swept along like an avalanche, or like a prairie fire, or like anything that drives headlong over all obstacles the girl's obscure origin.”Proving the before the baby Armand loved Desiree deeply and did not care at the moment of her origin and instead on the woman herself.The story starts with the love Ardmand mother points out between Desiree and Armand despite her being mysterious they loved each other.Then Valmonde sees the baby pointing out that the baby looks different.Knowing that the mother still loves the baby and loves what changes her baby birth has done.What we learned is that Monsieur Valmondé found as a child Désirée in the shadow of a stone pillar at the gate of his plantation. The baby’s position in the shadows of this pillar symbolizes her mysterious origins.Little is known about her past as even she does not know where she came from..Despite all that seems Armand seems more kind and peepy due to his child being born making Desiree happy as well.So far the house is filled with a happy atmosphere.”he hasn’t punished one of them-not one of them-since the baby is born”Even Negrillon,who pretended to have burnt his leg that he might rest from work-he only laughed,and said Negrillon was a great scamp.oh , mamma,I’m so happy;it frightens me”(Desiree’s baby short story packet).Armand impression has softened as well as his nature.Armand face has not had a single frown since the day he meet Desiree. When the baby came he had changed drastically.When the baby is three months old, Desiree is

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